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Attorney for Fired Officer Charged in Death of George Floyd Files Motion to Dismiss Charges

The attorney said he will argue that the charges against Thao are not supported by probable cause. Prosecutors must prove that Thao knew former officer Derek Chauvin and others were going to commit a crime and “intended his presence or actions to further the commission of that crime,” the motion says.

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Atlanta Foundation Tries to Boost Police Morale Prevent Officer Exits with $500 Bonuses

“I have to assume many of those officers who walked out won’t be coming back” said Atlanta Police Union representative Ken Allen.

Hot-Lanta is a Hot Mess

Police Union spokesman Champion says Mayor Bottoms is part of the morale problem. "They're just fed up. I mean, their mayor has come out and said everything that they used to do with use of force is not valid—'Don't do it'—so I don't know how we defend ourselves when people want to fight us," he said.

Fired Atlanta Officer Faces Felony Murder Charge in Brooks Shooting

If convicted, Rolfe is facing the possibility of the death penalty or life in prison.

Maryland Officer Held Without Bond Over On-Duty Shooting Murder Charge

Prince George’s County District Judge Robert W. Heffron Jr. agreed with prosecutors that Cpl. Owen was a “danger to the community” and ordered him held without bond.

Where Did All the Prosecutors Go?

District attorneys used to have the mission of protecting the public and putting away criminals. Now, some have the mission of freeing the bad guys and indicting cops.

4 St. Louis Officers Charged in Beating of Undercover Colleague

Four officers with the St. Louis Police Department have been criminally charged in the alleged beating of an undercover officer working the scene of a protest following the acquittal of former police Officer Jason Stockley, who was accused of first-degree murder related to the shooting death of a civilian.

Missouri Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Allegedly Killing Fellow Officer

A St. Louis, MO, police officer pleaded not guilty Monday to charges connected to a fellow officer's shooting death.

Chicago Officers Found Not Guilty of Charges They Covered Up Laquan McDonald Shooting

Judge Domenica Stephenson repeatedly stated the state failed to prove conspiracy or obstruction of justice, saying mistakes do not equate to lying. She noted inconsistencies in witness testimony, a lack of proof that the three officers conspired to cover up the shooting and said other evidence in the case was "nothing more than speculation."

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Officer Charged with Shooting Armed Suspect Denied Request for Judicial Verdict

In a video recorded by Durocher's department-issued body camera, the officer yells, “He has a gun!” when he first sees Ward running from the home and later tells fellow officers the teen “waved” the gun at him. Police found a gun, but it was inside the bottom of Ward's right pant leg.