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Alaska Officer Accused of $3 Million Theft in Plot with Oil Company Executive

An officer with the Anchorage Police Department is facing wire fraud charges after an investigation revealed that he and a senior executive with Conoco Phillips allegedly defrauded the oil company for millions of dollars.

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Former Tennessee Officer Charged with Theft, Forgery, and Official Misconduct

An officer with the Knoxville Police department who resigned from the agency in May 2019 has been indicted for theft, forgery, and official misconduct.

3 Tennessee Officers Suspended Following Incident

Three officers with the Metro Nashville Police Department have had their law enforcement powers restricted after they allegedly forced open the door of a home mistaken to be the residence of a juvenile offender wanted for a series of property crimes.

North Carolina Department to Begin "Active Bystander Training" for Officers

Officers with the Wilmington (NC) Police Department will soon be undergoing new training that is aimed at empowering them to speak up and intervene when they see a fellow-LEO doing something they deem to be incorrect or illegal.

Colorado Officer Suspended for Social Media Post About Protesters

Sergeant Keith Wrede reportedly used the pseudonym 'Steven Eric' when he posted "KILL THEM ALL" during a local television station's live coverage of a Black Lives Matter protests on Facebook Live.

Indiana Officers Charged with Assault on 2 Women During Protest

Two officers with the Indianapolis Police Department are facing multiple criminal charges after a confrontation with two women at a protest following the death of George Floyd.

Minnesota Man Files Lawsuit Claiming Illegal Use of Force

A man in Minneapolis has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming he was shoved to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer during an incident near the site where George Floyd died in police custody in May.

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.

Virginia Officer Accused of Excessive Force, Indicted by Grand Jury

A grand jury indicted an officer with the Fairfax County (VA) Police Department accused of assaulting a man who—according to available body-camera video footage—was not actively resisting when he was stunned and placed under arrest in an incident in early June.

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Washington Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Vehicular Assault

An officer with the Spokane Police Department has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an incident in which his patrol vehicle struck another car, injuring its passengers.