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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca Begins Jail Term in Texas

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has reported to a Texas prison to begin a three-year prison term.

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Retired Louisiana Officer Accused of Stealing $6,500 from Department

An officer who retired from the Houma (LA) Police Department in late 2019 is now facing multiple charges in connection with an investigation into the disappearance of $6,500 of department funds.

Massachusetts State Police May Fire 22 Troopers in Overtime Scandal

Massachusetts State Police Colonel Christopher Mason announced on Friday afternoon that as many as 22 troopers may face termination in the wake of the ongoing overtime fraud investigation that has led to at least 10 troopers facing jail time and the total dissolution of an entire Troop.

New York Officer, Fiancée Charged with Murder in Death of 8-Year-Old Boy

An officer with the New York City Transit Police and his fiancée have been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the death of the officer's 8-year-old son over the weekend.

California Officer Faces Criminal Charges Over Social Media Posts

An officer with the Redondo Beach (CA) Police Department now faces criminal charges of contempt of court and unlawfully possessing ammunition stemming from a workplace violence restraining order after the department discovered social media posts that could be construed as threatening violence.

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.

Another Missouri Officer Charged with Assaulting Undercover Officer

Another police officer has been charged with civil rights violations in the alleged beating of an undercover officer with the St. Louis Police Department during a protest in September 2017.

California Officer Accused of "Fondling" Corpse Charged with Felony

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department who allegedly fondled the breasts of a dead woman in an October incident now faces one felony count of having sexual contact with human remains without authority.

Sheriff: FL SRO Pawned Sidearm, Brought Pellet Gun to Work

King allegedly gave excuses to investigators about why he did not have his service weapon, but later confessed he pawned the gun, as well as a ballistic vest assigned to him by the sheriff's office.

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California Officer Under Investigation for Allegedly Groping Dead Woman

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department is under investigation for allegedly fondling a dead woman's breasts.