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Officer Placed on Leave After Social Media Video Shows Him Shoving Person

The officer—whose name has not been released—was captured on mobile phone video approaching an individual who had been causing a disturbance.

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Iowa Officer Placed on Leave Following Social Media Posts

An officer with the Le Mars (IA) Police Department has been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation into what some of the citizens there have deemed to be inappropriate posts on social media.

Florida Officer Terminated After Investigation Into Social Media Posts

An officer with the Bradenton (FL) Police Department has been fired after an investigation into social media posts was conducted following a complaint.

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.

New Jersey Man Faces Felony Charges for Social Media Post of Police Officer

A New Jersey man faces felony charges after having posted an image of a police officer talking with a person who had allegedly threatened him at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in June.

Daughter of Slain Texas Officer Slammed for Tweeting "Blue Lives Matter"

The daughter of a McAllen, TX, police officer who was killed Saturday when he was ambushed was attacked on Twitter for mourning her father with the hashtag "Blue Lives Matter."

West Virginia Officer Seen Shooting Possum Was "Putting it Out of Misery"

An officer with the Morgantown (WV) Police Department who was seen on a video posted to social media shooting a possum was "putting it out of its misery," after it had been hit by a car and severely injured.

Alabama Officer Fired Over Social Media Post

An officer with the Hoover (AL) Police Department has been fired by the agency after reportedly posting an image on social media showing a protester with crosshairs overlaid in the picture.

Minnesota Officer Shot in Hand by Suspect Resisting Arrest

An officer with the St. Cloud (MN) Police Department was shot in the hand over the weekend while trying to arrest an armed teenage subject. However, the story told on social media sites said that police had shot a black youth, sparking public outcry.

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Police Dog on Children's Cartoon Draws Fire on Twitter

Social media users targeted Chase, saying “Euthanize the police dog,” “Defund the paw patrol," and "All dogs go to heaven, except the class traitors in the Paw Patrol.”