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Massachusetts Trooper Wins Lawsuit Over Disputed Report

A Trooper with the Massachusetts State Police who refused to rewrite an arrest report about a judge's daughter has been awarded $40,000 and vindicated for his actions in a written letter that declared his report was "consistent with [his] training and experience and reflected reasonable professional judgment."

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Online Fundraiser for Former NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo Collects $170K

In the span of just a few months, an online fundraiser for Daniel Pantaleo—who was publicly fired by NYPD Police Commissioner James O'Neill in August—has raised more than double Pantaleo's annual salary.

Missouri Police Board Votes to Seek Independent Review of Police Department

Less than a week after a jury awarded $19 million to an officer in a discrimination lawsuit alleging that the agency passed him over for promotion because he is homosexual, the St. Louis County Police Board voted unanimously to seek an independent review of the agency.

Gay Missouri Officer Awarded $19M in Discrimination Lawsuit

An officer with the St. Louis County (MO) Police Department has been awarded $19 million in a discrimination lawsuit alleging that the agency passed him over for promotion because he is homosexual.

Ex-NYPD Officer Fired in Eric Garner's Death Suing to Get Job Back

Daniel Pantaleo—the former New York City police officer accused in the 2014 death of Eric Garner—filed a wrongful termination lawsuit Wednesday, seeking reinstatement after he was fired from the department in August.

Judge: Chicago PD Can Continue Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett

A United States District Judge has ruled that the Chicago Police Department can continue its lawsuit against Jussie Smollett, who falsely claimed he was the victim of a hate crime earlier this year, sparking a massive investigation by the department.

(Video) How Police Leaders Can End De-policing

Sergeant Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department discusses how police leaders can enable their officers suffering from the Ferguson effect to get back to effective crime fighting.

Looking Back: Bad Habits, Cuffing, and Use of Force

In past October issues of POLICE we've covered officer safety on various levels, including how lazy tactics can get you hurt, how to secure subjects properly, and how to protect yourself from lawsuits over use of force.

Woman Who Had Tampon Removed in Search Gets $205,000

A woman who had a feminine hygiene product removed from her genitals during a search by an officer with the San Antonio Police Department in 2016 has received a $205,000 payout from the city.

Trends in Training: Police Innovate While Critics Irritate

A criminal justice professor at Texas Christian University believes that police training is to blame for the death of Atatiana Jefferson, who was shot and killed by former Fort Worth Officer Aaron Dean late last week. Here's why he's leaped prematurely to a conclusion.