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Washington Officer Fired for 2019 Incident of Excessive Use of Force

An officer with the Spokane Police Department has been fired for a 2019 incident during which he reportedly kicked a handcuffed subject in the genitals during an arrest.

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2 Chicago Officers Fired for Shooting at Stolen Car

In an 8 to 0 decision, the Chicago Police Board found that Officers Michael Coughlin Jr. and his partner, Jose Torres, violated Chicago Police Department rules for shooting at the car driven by 18-year-old Paul O’Neal in July 2016.

California Officers Gather to Send Farewell to Fired Police Chief

About 200 officers with the Oakland (CA) Police Department gathered outside police headquarters on Wednesday to say an emotional goodbye to police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick, who was fired without cause Thursday night after three years on the job.

Fired Oakland Chief Wants DOJ Probe of Department's Federal Monitor, Says Commissioner Wanted "Favors"

“There still needs to be a voice that is willing to speak truth,” Kirkpatrick said. “I will be asking the Department of Justice to come in and open an inquiry into this whole (Oakland PD) reform process. Because something is wrong.”

Civilian Police Commission Fires California Police Chief

The civilians that make up the Oakland Police Commission voted unanimously Thursday night to fire Oakland (CA) Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick without cause. Commission Chair Regina Jackson said that a loss of confidence in Kirkpatrick contributed to the decision to fire her.

Arkansas Officer Fired Following Altercation with High School Student

The agency said in an announcement that the altercation took place on Monday between an officer and a student at Camden Fairview High School, and upon completion of an investigation it was determined that the officer violated department policy.

30 Georgia Troopers Fired Over Cheating in Academy

Colonel Mark W. McDonough said in a press conference Wednesday afternoon that the 106th trooper class was dismissed earlier on Wednesday morning. He said the class consisted of 30 troopers who graduated in August 2019.

Seattle Officer Fired Over Instagram Posts

An officer with the Seattle Police Department has been fired after an internal investigation revealed that he violated agency social media policy by posting several profane and politically charged comments on Instagram.

Arkansas Judge Rules that Officer Fired After OIS be Reinstated

An Arkansas judge has ordered that an officer who fatally shot a man during a traffic stop be given his job back, but at entry-level pay.

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Tennessee Officer Fired for Allegedly Working Second Job On Duty

An officer with the Chattanooga Police Department has been relieved of duty after accusations that he has been working a second job as a psychiatric social worker while on duty.