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Arkansas Department Fires Officer Involved in Deadly Shooting

The Little Rock Police Department has fired Officer Charles Starks, who was involved in the fatal shooting of a suspect—identified as Bradley Blackshire—who was driving a stolen vehicle toward him.

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Baltimore FOP Responds to Conviction of Officer for Alleged Assault on Teen

An officer with the Baltimore Police Department was convicted on Tuesday of second-degree assault for tackling a teen and striking him with his TASER during a 2016 confrontation.

Video: Colorado Sergeant Faces Suspension for "Chokehold"

A sergeant with the Denver Police Department plans to appeal a pending 30-day suspension issued after it was discovered that he used an "unauthorized control hold" on a man who was suspected of attempting to steal a Greyhound bus.

St. Louis Officer Faces Assault Charges for Attempting to TASER Colleague

An officer with the St. Louis Police Department reportedly drew his TASER and directed it at his patrol partner in late February.

Rhode Island Officer Accused of Misconduct Cleared, Returns to Duty

An officer with the Providence (RI) Police Department who had been accused of involvement in a scheme to steal tires and rims from local vehicles has been found to have no involvement in the criminal activity.

Detroit Chief Fires Second Officer Over Snapchat Video

A second Detroit police officer has been fired in connection with what's been called a racially insensitive Snapchat video in January, Police Chief James Craig said Tuesday.

Former Florida Officer Accused of Using Police Database as 'Dating Service'

According to WVLT-TV, former Bradenton Sergeant Leonel Marines has been accused of using his status as a police officer to meet women, and at times, having sex while on duty.

Report: Officer in France "Playing with Firearm" Fatally Shoots Colleague

An officer in France has died of a gunshot wound in what was described as "a tragedy due to a mistake in handling a loaded firearm."

Ohio Officer Faces Federal Charges Over Alleged Sexual Assaults

According to WHIO-TV, the officer—identified as 55-year-old Andrew Mitchell—has been charged on three counts deprivation of rights under color of law, two counts witness tampering, one count of obstruction of justice and one count false statement to a US agency.

Texas Officers Accused of "Brutalizing" Family on 911 Call Didn't Activate Body Cameras

Officers called to respond to a domestic dispute in the Dallas suburb of DeSoto in August either failed to activate their body-worn cameras or turned them off at some point during the incident, according to the Dallas Morning News.