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Former Chicago Officer Convicted of Murder of Teen Attacked in Prison

A former police officer with the Chicago Police Department—who was convicted in October of second-degree murder for killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014—was reportedly beaten by inmates in a Connecticut prison.

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Maryland Police Chief Resigns Following Raid by Federal Agents

Chief William Tyler and another officer—whom city officials have declined to identify—were placed on administrative leave after the January 15 raids.

Nebraska Correctional Officer Accused of Embezzling $173,000 from Police Union

A correctional officer stands accused of taking more than $170,000 from the coffers of the Douglas County Corrections Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 8 over a three year period.

Parents of Slain St. Louis Police Officer Hire Legal Team

The parents of 24-year-old Katlyn Alix—the St. Louis police officer who allegedly was killed by another officer during what authorities have described as a deadly game of "Russian Roulette"—have hired a legal team.

North Carolina Officer Under Investigation Found Dead

An officer with the Fayetteville (NC) Police Department who was reportedly under investigation for crimes involving a child was found dead over the weekend.

Pennsylvania Officer Charged with On-Duty Sexual Assault of Four Women

An officer with the Wilkes-Barre (PA) Police Department was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he sexually assaulted four women while on duty.

Louisiana Judge Denies Lower Bail for Officer Facing 40 Counts of Sex with Animals

A judge in Louisiana has denied a motion to lower the bail amount for an officer with the Bossier City Police Department who faces 40 counts involving the sexual abuse of animals.

Texas Department Fires 5 Officers, Suspends 2 Following In-Custody Death

The Fort Worth (TX) Police Department fired five officers and suspended two without pay after the in-custody death of a suspect who had complained of medical issues.

Report: On-Duty Chicago Officers Ordered by Supervisor to Babysit Child

According to the Office of Inspector General, on-duty Chicago police officers were ordered for almost an entire year to pick up a supervisor’s child from school and babysit the child at a police station for hours at a time.

Arkansas Deputy Fired for Shooting and Wounding Chihuahua

An officer with the Faulkner County (AR) Sheriff's Office has been fired after video surfaced on Twitter of his shooting and wounding of a small dog.