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Former Canadian Officer Wins PTSD Court Battle Over Exposure to Child Porn

A former law enforcement officer who had been diagnosed with PTSD after "overwhelming" exposure to child pornography while working on child sex abuse cases has won his court battle against the federal and provincial governments.

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Charlotte Officers On Watch for Human Trafficking During NBA All-Star Game Weekend

During big events, police say traffickers take advantage of hot spots like sports venues, hotels and areas just outside main interstates that can turn into easy areas for trafficking—all areas you can expect NBA All-Star weekend events.

Former Oklahoma Officer Charged with On-Duty Sexual Assault of at Least 4 Women

Justin Rahlf—who resigned from the McLoud (OK) Police Department in September—was reportedly booked into Pottawatomie County's jail on charges of "forcible oral sodomy and indecent exposure."

Busting the Backlog

By establishing new policies for processing rape kit evidence and by adopting victim-centered investigation strategies, departments can close more sexual assault cases.

Los Angeles DA Creates Task Force to Investigate Hollywood Sexual Assault Allegations

Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey announced Thursday the creation of a special task force to examine allegations of sexual assault roiling Hollywood as the number of accusations reported to police this week climbed.

LAPD Urges Victims of Harvey Weinstein to Come Forward

The Los Angeles Police Department said women who feel they were victims of a crime at the hands of movie mogul Harvey Weinstein should report what happened to authorities.

LAPD Officer at Center of Cadet Scandal Charged with Sexual Crimes on Minor

He is accused of sexually assaulting the cadet in three separate incidents at three different locations on June 14. That same day, three cadets were caught riding in stolen police cruisers, after leading officers on two separate chases through South L.A., sparking the investigation that revealed the cadet scandal.

Study Shows 91% of Sexual Assaults in Texas Go Unreported to Police

Since 2003, the rate of sexual assault has increased, while the number of people reporting the crime to authorities has decreased.

Video: Arizona Officers Rescue 3-Year-Old Girl Duct Taped, Locked in Closet, and Sexually Abused

Police in Mesa, AZ, say they’re investigating a child-abuse case that “shocks the soul.” A 3-year-old malnourished girl was bound with duct tape, kept in a closet, and allegedly offered for sex by a man babysitting the child.

Former Florida Officer Acquitted of On-Duty Rape

A Palm Beach County jury found former Boynton Beach officer Stephen Maiorino, 36, not guilty Tuesday of armed sexual battery, armed kidnapping and unlawful compensation or reward for official behavior. If convicted, he had faced up to life in prison.