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Jury Awards $500K to Massachusetts Officer in Defamation Suit

A Middlesex Superior Court jury Monday found Curtis W. Schondelmeyer made false and defamatory statements about Frissore when he appeared on a 2014 Fox Undercover Investigates report aired on WFXT-Channel 25 titled “Police Payback?”

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Former Detective Sues Netflix Over "Making a Murderer" Documentary

"Defendants omitted, distorted, and falsified material and significant facts in an effort to portray (Colborn) as a corrupt police officer who planted evidence to frame an innocent man. Defendants did so with actual malice and in order to make the film more profitable and more successful in the eyes of their peers..." the lawsuit states.

Seattle Officer Fired for Punching Handcuffed Woman Can Get Job Back

Officer Adley Shepherd—who was fired in 2016 by former Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole after he reportedly punched a handcuffed woman—can have his job back following a second investigation into the matter by an independent civilian arbitrator.

Woman Falsely Accuses Florida Deputy of Rape

A woman arrested for shoplifting falsely accused a Palm Beach County (FL) Sheriff's Office deputy of rape earlier this year, authorities say.

Sheriff Livid Over False Claim an Employee Wrote Racial Slur on Meal Receipt

When Sheriff Jeremy Shipley with the Freestone County (TX) Sheriff's Office learned that a widely-circulated social media post claimed that one of his employees had scrawled a racial slur on a restaurant receipt, he conducted a thorough investigation.

There Oughta be a Law

Murdering an officer's reputation is almost as heinous as killing the officer and it needs to have serious repercussions.

Trooper with Same Name as Falsely Accused Comrade Got Death Threats

The threats poured in after columnist and activist Shaun King brought attention to the accusations on Twitter, but before body cam video contradicted those allegations. King and civil rights attorney Lee Merritt identified the accused trooper as “Officer Hubbard” or “Hubbard” in their initial posts, without revealing his first name.

Video Disputes Woman's Claim That She was Sexually Assaulted by Texas Trooper

After the Department of Public Safety published the full nearly 2-hour body-cam video of the incident, Sherita Dixon-Cole's attorney, Lee Merritt, apologized online and said that the trooper in question had been "falsely accused." More Here.

Video Disputes Woman's Claim That She was Sexually Assaulted by Texas Trooper

After the Department of Public Safety published the full nearly 2-hour body-cam video of the incident, Sherita Dixon-Cole's attorney, Lee Merritt, apologized online and said that the trooper in question had been "falsely accused."

Sex Crime Charges Against Alabama Officer Dropped, Wife Charged with Perjury

According to court documents, the charges were dismissed after submission of documents by Jenkins' attorney and by the Etowah County District Attorney's Office. Jenkins previously held the rank of captain with the Rainbow City department.