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Memphis Officer Charged with On-Duty Murder, Kidnapping

Police say Patric Ferguson then drove to the area of Frayser Blvd. and Denver Street, where they say he shot and killed Robert Howard. An affidavit says Ferguson shot Howard in the back of the squad car before moving the body to another location.

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Louisville Fires 2 Officers Over Breonna Taylor Raid

A pair of Louisville police officers connected to the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment last year were formally terminated from the force, a spokesperson for the Louisville Metro Police Department confirmed Wednesday.

2 Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor Raid Could be Fired

Detective Joshua Jaynes and Detective Myles Cosgrove received pretermination letters Tuesday from interim Chief Yvette Gentry.

Ohio Officer Fired Over Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Man

The dismissal of Adam Coy, a 19-year veteran of the Columbus police force, followed the recommendation of Chief Thomas Quinlan, who concluded that Andre Maurice Hill, 47, was the victim of an act of “senseless violence” when he was shot and killed last Tuesday.

South Carolina Officer Fired Over Social Media Post

An officer with the Pamplico (SC) Police Department has been fired over a social media post of video during an interaction that Mayor David Munn said "does not reflect the views of the Town of Pamplico or the Pamplico Police Department."

Houston Police Union Criticizes Chief's Firing of Officers in Fatal OIS

Four officers with the Houston Police Department have been fired for fatally shooting a subject in late April.

New Hampshire Agency Refuses to Reinstate Officer Despite Arbitrator's Ruling

An officer who was fired by the Manchester (NH) Police Department in 2018 after it was discovered that he had sent text messages that were later deemed by investigators to be offensive and racist will not be reinstated to his agency, despite an arbitrator's ruling that he should return to the force.

Florida Officer Terminated After Investigation Into Social Media Posts

An officer with the Bradenton (FL) Police Department has been fired after an investigation into social media posts was conducted following a complaint.

Former Atlanta Officer Who Shot Rayshard Brooks Sues City Over Firing

A former officer with the Atlanta Police Department who was involved in the fatal shooting of a man in a fast food restaurant parking lot in June, has filed suit against Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and interim police Chief Rodney Bryant over his firing.

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Colorado Officer Fired for "Extraordinary Series of Bad Decisions"

An officer with the Denver Police Department has been terminated from his job after what a supervisor called an extraordinary series of bad decisions" involving an unauthorized vehicle pursuit, filing a false report, and attempting to conceal damage to his patrol car using "white out."