National Police Misconduct Reporting Project

Police Misconduct NewsFeed Weekend Recap 12-31-11 to 01-01-12

Since this weekend was both the last weekend of the year 2011 and the first weekend of 2012 I’ve split up the reports we tracked since they’ll be going in different databases, so to speak. So…

On the last day of the year, Saturday, December 31, 2011 we tracked 4 reports:

  • Phoenix AZ cop & his friend were arrested on aggravated assault charges after both of them pulled guns on bouncers who maced them for brawling with other patrons. [0] bit.ly/tQ9s5c
  • Miami-Dade FL cop gets probation in reduced charge plea deal for molesting young girls during traffic stops, prosecutors offered the reduced charge deal after one of the teens was caught making false claims against a family member. [0] bit.ly/vHZppB
  • Oregon State trooper resigns after pleading guilty to official misconduct & possession of meth charges. He was sentenced to probation as part of that plea deal [0] bit.ly/smpPDd
  • Bridgeport CT police forced by arbitrator to rehire a police lieutenant fired for covering up boyfriend cop’s hit & run crash. They were allowed to demote her though, after giving her back pay. [0] bit.ly/u1NHTy

And on the first day of the new year, Sunday, January 1, 2012 we tracked 7 reports:

  • New York NY state trooper suspended but not charged after breaking into home while he was drunk & assaulting the homeowner inside who was trying to protect his family. [1] bit.ly/w0dSFD
  • New York NY police are being accused of making random arrests during an OWS protest by an actress who complains that an officer was rude to her and shoved her when she tried to approach a police van containing a girl she says was wrongfully arrested and wasn’t associated with the protest. [3] bit.ly/rEcfTX
  • Washington DC Airport Authority police officer was arrested on an unspecified solicitation of a minor charge. [1] on.wusa9.com/tVdfSK
  • Georgia trooper was speeding with his emergency lights on but witnesses say they didn’t hear a siren when he ran a red light and crashed into an SUV in an accident that killed an Atlanta Braves trainer’s wife. [1] http://bit.ly/sUz0Oe
  • Soda Springs ID cop was arrested for battery & disturbing the peace following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on New Years Eve. [1] bit.ly/uKW2ay
  • Winnebago Co IL sheriff’s sergeant was suspended on unspecified misconduct allegations for the 3rd time in 14 months. While the reason for this suspension was not divulged yet, one of the others appears to have involved allegations of sexual harassment. [1] bit.ly/vx619A
  • Canal Fulton OH cop has resigned in order to stop an investigation into unspecified misconduct that followed a “last chance” agreement he signed as a result of a previous incident. The officer appears to have skipped around other departments prior to this agency, interestingly enough. [2] bit.ly/tENEuF

That’s it for this weekend, but don’t forget to check out our Worst Police Misconduct Videos of 2011 Readers Poll and cast your vote for the ones you hate the most.

Stay safe out there!

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-30-11

Here are the 11 reports of police misconduct tracked in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this final Friday of the year, December 30, 2011:

  • Baltimore Co MD police sued by woman claiming cops attacked and arrested her on video for recording cops arresting her boyfriend. Unfortunately the video cannot be embedded but is available at the link. [4] bsun.md/uzofjB
  • Louisville KY now-former cop agrees to pay a $750k settlement for violating the rights of a man he wrongfully arrested on DV charges twice involving a woman the officer was secretly involved with. [0] bit.ly/vEmctM
  • Pompton Lakes NJ police may be on hook for causing $12k in damage to a BMW they destroyed in a fruitless drug search following a traffic stop. [3] bit.ly/uw3gLg
  • Attleboro MA police are investigating how an undisclosed amount of drugs went missing from evidence. The chief suspects there’s a bad cop involved and is trying to get permission from the union to perform drug testing on his officers. [0] bit.ly/u3wmIo
  • Los Angeles Co CA deputy received threats for testifying about jail abuses which has prompted a commission investigating those abuses to push for allowing immunity and confidential testimony, a move that both the sheriff and police union are opposing. [3] lat.ms/ud2vPy
  • New Orleans LA settles suit for $25k to daughter of a woman who was murdered along with her friend by her ex-husband after police ignored his death threats promising to kill them both. [0] bit.ly/sEWK19
  • Pittsburgh PA cop who dislocated girlfriend’s jaw forced to be rehired after court upholds arbitrator’s ruling, he’ll also be rewarded about $100k for doing it as well. [0] http://bit.ly/sLJeoo
  • San Diego CA cops refuse to say why they arrested Occupy protesters at GA. A police sergeant at one point jokes that the voices in his head told him to do it when pressed about it on video. [4] bit.ly/u5fHxX
  • Illinois Supreme Court rules that police must preserve dashcam videos as evidence for trials, even misdemeanors after they challenged a judge’s ruling that an officer’s testimony about a stop wouldn’t be allowed at a DUI trial because they deleted video of that stop. [0] bit.ly/v7u3MZ
  • Unicoi Co TN deputy arrested for DUI and possession of firearms while intoxicated during speeding stop [0] bit.ly/sqzups
  • Shively KY cop in DARE program arrested on drunk driving charge after crashing into tree, tested .109 BAC [0] bit.ly/sBCUiD

Before I go, I just wanted to mention that I’m going to try and get the annual police misconduct video reader’s poll up and running sometime this weekend. It’ll be tough because I have a lot of work to do for my other job, but I’ll do the best I can.

That’s it for this final week of 2011, stay safe out there and have a happy new year!

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-29-11

Here are the 23 reports of police misconduct tracked in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this Thursday, December 29, 2011:

  • Hattiesburg MS settles suit for a confidential sum to a man claiming 4 cops beat him with guns and flashlights after they failed to find drugs in his car during a traffic stop and demanded he tell them where the non-existent drugs were.  [3] http://hatne.ws/sayiil
  • Houston TX police account of why on of their possibly drunk off-duty police officers fatally shot a man at a Denny’s restaurant is being contradicted by witnesses who claim the man who was shot had surrendered.  [3] bit.ly/sLrBL9
  • 3 Collegedale TN cops are being sued alleging they illegally entered a home, beat & tasered a man inside, then arrested him on a stand-alone resisting arrest charge. [3] bit.ly/u2OzGV
  • Darby Twp PA cop arrested on multiple charges including rape, stalking & assault  on allegations he was using his position as a police officer to prey on women. [0] bit.ly/uxcl9n
  • Broward Co FL deputy under investigation on allegations he molested an 8yr-old autistic daughter of a fellow deputy [0] bit.ly/u3ngDb
  • Springfield MA cop charged w/rape & indecent assault after 3mo investigation into allegations made by an 18yr-old girl [1] bit.ly/vbOurQ
  • Navajo NM now-former cop indicted on federal civil rights charge for groping handcuffed woman in custody [0] bit.ly/tUnsU6
  • Tulsa OK cop is accused of shooting a chained dog to death while responding to DV call at another address [3] bit.ly/siO8k2
  • East Lambert NC cop resigns and has been charged for allowing firefighters to repeatedly use his taser on a student at a Christmas party, the officer was on duty at the time and the firefighters were charged with assault as well. [0] bit.ly/vt9cEc
  • Lowell MA police settle wrongful arrest suit for $50k to a city councilor. The settlement includes the cop’s apology & a promise of reforms by the department. [0] bit.ly/rZsSnO
  • Leland NC police chief fires cop he was accused of punching at a bachelor party, officials won’t give reason [4] bit.ly/vOBzBV
  • Goodyear AZ cop says he was fired in retaliation for testimony against cops in a cover up case, police claim he lied to investigators looking into his claims ahead of a civil suit over that case. [4] bit.ly/uFeN45
  • West Palm Beach FL police captain fired over relationship w/subordinate officer & allegedly hosting on-duty party [0] bit.ly/tpa1OY
  • Cincinnati OH records reveal cop fired in October had asked prostitute for child porn while he claims it was all a part of an unapproved investigation he was conducting. [2] bit.ly/usNQYO
  • Kalamazoo MI cop suspended 14 days for lying about accidental discharge of firearm in friend’s apt to cover for him [0] bit.ly/sZaJFB
  • Valencia Co NM deputy faces discipline for giving false names & unspecified mistreatment of female resident [2] bit.ly/uhtFzu
  • Clyde NC police chief suspended for 1 month w/o pay, city refuses to say why citing privacy protections for cops [3] bit.ly/uB5ZLk
  • Mansfield OH cop on leave after named in suit alleging misuse of funds collected for sports booster club [0] bit.ly/rJ52mO
  • Harper Woods MI police detective slated to retire Friday involved in suspected alcohol-involved accident [0] bit.ly/vX2yTW
  • New York NY police sergeant is being investigated after passengers recorded him being cuffed & kicked off a bus for being overly drunk [0] bit.ly/uh7xTR
  • Gage Co NE deputy pleads to reckless driving after Beatrice NE cop stopped him for .08 DUI but never charged him [3] bit.ly/ssjZbK
  • Delaware River Port Auth NJ cop arrested on DUI and reckless driving charges after alleged hit-and-run accident [0] bit.ly/vmN7PU

One thing before I go, it looks like readers are overwhelmingly voting for us to continue doing our annual worst police misconduct video of the year reader’s poll. With that in mind, I’ve already reviewed over 75 videos that were embedded on our site this year, and I’m going to have to prune that list to about 25 before I put them up for a vote. Last year we received complaints for listing 27 videos because it took so long for that page to load. Not sure if reducing it to 25 will help, but we’ll see.

That’s it for today, stay safe out there!

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-28-11

Here are the 14 reports of police misconduct tracked in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this Wednesday, December 28, 2011:

  • 6 Fayetteville NC cops are under investigation after witnesses claim they beat and repeatedly tasered a delusional man who is now on life support. They were responding to a call about the man repeatedly calling 911 because he was paranoid after he was apparently mugged twice and stuck in that city on his way home from Florida. [1] http://bit.ly/v49p90
  • Gadsen AL settles suit for $50k to a man who suffered fractures when he was punched while cuffed by a cop on video. The single council member who voted against the settlement said he thought the only fair settlement would be $5.00 and a bus ticket out of town. [0] bit.ly/t0hxHI
  • Van Zandt Co TX deputy was fired after arrested on an aggravated assault charge for hitting a cooperative teen in the head with a flashlight. [0] bit.ly/rOLjbM
  • 2 West Tawakoni TX cops were fired and are the subject of a lawsuit alleging they took turns raping an intoxicated woman inside the empty police station then telling her to tell her friends it was just a joke. [2] bit.ly/tEhuNp
  • Ringling OK reserve officer who was apparently the former police chief has resigned as part of a suspended sentence plea deal on a harassment charge for repeatedly pulling down the pants of a 17-year-old girl who worked next to his pizza place. After the sentencing he expressed his dismay that the town didn’t stand behind him in this case despite his many years of service to the community. [0] bit.ly/tPHIl5
  • Dallas TX cop was arrested on a felony wanton endangerment charge in Kentucky after discharging a round from her gun into the ground near the father of her child in an apparent domestic dispute. [1] bit.ly/tRzf7S
  • Sweetwater TN cop is on paid leave while investigated over an alleged but unspecified domestic violence incident at his home. There were no charges filed at the time. [2] on.wbir.com/vmPg0G
  • Grand Island NE police are investigating how a witness to a stabbing incident was left alone in an interview room for 22 hours. [0] bit.ly/uPejVZ
  • Miami-Dade FL police major who was recently demoted to captain is now facing a criminal investigation for using $23k in funds paid for NFL security details to bankroll unofficial police sports teams. [1] bit.ly/uT50Lv
  • Ogden UT police chief was fired for violating federal Hatch Act during his campaign for state senate. [0] bit.ly/tjmLbS
  • Pine Bluff AR cop is under investigation on suspicion that he was on sleep medication when he crashed his car, leaving his son, whom he apparently dropped off at the hospital in an attempt to cover up what happened, fighting to keep his vision. [0] bit.ly/ukjhWo
  • Harvey IL police officer was arrested on a drunk driving charge after crashing into a stopped car while driving at a high rate of speed. [0] bit.ly/rQv0yT
  • Indianapolis IN cop was arrested for DUI while on unpaid leave pending termination for another incident where he crashed his police cruiser while under the influence of pain medication. [0] bit.ly/vT5YJR
  • Raleigh NC cop arrested on drunk driving charge after a fellow cop spotted him hit a curb. He tested at a .14 BAC. [1] bit.ly/t8JwwL

Three things before I go…

First, our news feed passed 4,000 followers this week! I was wondering if it was going to happen before the end of year and it did. Thank you all for following it!

Second, I apologize for not responding to email for the last few days, I’ve been terribly sick yet also busy at work. I’m hoping I start feeling better before the new year and I’ll try to get things caught up as best I can.

And lastly, I’m about half way through reviewing all the videos we tracked this year for our annual Worst Police Misconduct Videos of the Year reader’s poll… but I’m wondering if maybe we shouldn’t keep that tradition going. What do you think, is it worth anything to do the poll or does it do more harm than good?

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That’s it for today, stay safe out there!

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-27-11

Here are the 12 reports of police misconduct tracked in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this Tuesday, December 27, 2011:

  • Yet another video out of Seattle WA shows 4 cops, 2 of whom were already under investigation over another incident at the time, dragging a man out of his car and apparently kicking him in the crotch during a traffic stop for speeding because he called 911 on the cops because he was worried they weren’t cops because they started swearing at him and provoking him right from the beginning of the stop. Police allegedly found marijuana in the trunk afterward but that evidence was thrown out because it was ruled an illegal search. The officers weren’t disciplined for excessive force or for not turning on their microphones as demanded per policy, but were given a talking to about their abusive language, apparently caught on the 911 call. [3] bit.ly/srZx0q
  • Connecticut state police accused of excessive force in a fruitless drug raid that left a 54yr-old man injured and his apartment in shambles. Radley Balko breaks down the incident and coverage at the link. [4] bit.ly/tZHoNU
  • North Chicago IL police face more brutality complaints in two separate incidents. One man claims a police dog broke his leg and police refused to stop it until they kicked him in the head because he ran from them. Another person claims police repeatedly tasered him while he was prone on the ground and mocked him when he asked why they were doing it. [3] bit.ly/sxT9ib
  • Sedgwick Co CO deputy who was implicated in 2 brutality cases has resigned while under investigation for allegedly beating a 63-year-old handicapped man during a traffic stop. This came shortly after the sheriff narrowly avoided a recall effort by residents upset with an apparent increase in bullying behavior from officers. [0] bit.ly/rVE4uq
  • RCMP Mountie was docked 10 days pay after convicted in two different excessive force cases involving the abuse of detainees in jail, including one who was handcuffed. He was sentenced to probation for those charges. [0] bit.ly/uz49Pu
  • Kansas City KS cop is on leave after being charged with aggravated assault for shooting an occupied vehicle near his home while off duty in an unspecified incident. The officer was arrested earlier this year but not charged following an FBI investigation and filed a lawsuit complaining of excessive force in that arrest. [1] bit.ly/viyqRY
  • Los Angeles Co CA sheriff says he’s formed a task force to investigate claims in an LA Times investigative report that his department wrongfully jailed people at least 1,480 times in the last five years. [0] http://lat.ms/ur957M
  • Quartzite AZ police lost an appeal over the arrest and conviction of a man for apparently doing nothing more than pointing at them and saying things they didn’t like at a council meeting in that town where the police chief declared martial law because of negative news articles covering his alleged abuses of citizens there. [4] bit.ly/vpKRZ4
  • Marion Co FL deputy resigned during an internal investigation triggered when he was stopped for suspicion of DUI but never charged. In his resignation he admits to having an alcohol problem caused by ADHD and apologized for the incident. [0] bit.ly/sdMa9P
  • St Louis MO police refuse to say why they didn’t try to test a cop for alcohol despite smelling it on his breath after his wrong way crash into an on-duty cop’s cruiser that injured that cop and his own passenger. [3] bit.ly/uk3Fx3
  • 3 Union City TN cops & an Obion Co TN deputy have been suspended in relation to the arrest of a Union City cop on theft charges, apparently for knowing about what he was doing but not doing anything about it. [1] bit.ly/v61yDB
  • Big Sandy TX police officer was arrested on drunk driving charges by a Texas state DPS trooper. [0] bit.ly/tga46v

That’s it for today, stay safe out there!

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-26-11

Here are the 6 reports of police misconduct tracked in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this slow post-holiday weekend news day on Monday, December 26, 2011:

  • Phoenix AZ police have been implicated in video for participating in the death of a man in jail despite their apparent attempts to distance themselves from the incident by claiming the altercation that cost the man’s life happened after they transferred custody over to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Dept. This was alleged by a police lieutenant from a different agency who is running for Maricopa County Sheriff in an op-ed he wrote after reviewing the video, shown above. In that video an officer alleged to be a Phoenix PD cop puts the victim in a choke hold without any apparent threat from that victim, at least not any physically visible threat. [3] bit.ly/vdY3BA
  • Jacksonville NC cops are being accused of attacking a teen after mistaking him for an assault suspect, then assaulting and arresting his family members when they tried to stop the beating. It’s also being alleged that the police confiscated an unrelated woman’s camera and arrested her for videotaping the incident. [5] bit.ly/vwED6H
  • Fort Worth TX cop was arrested on allegations he was driving while intoxicated and that he and his passenger, a convicted felon, stopped and fired rounds at street signs and street lights.[0] bit.ly/tgLuIO
  • New York NY police are investigating why it took 9 hours to do BAC test on cop who critically injured his partner in a suspected alcohol-related accident. [1] bit.ly/u7ISKJ
  • Madison WI settles suit for $10k to a gun rights group over an incident where cops citing 5 people who openly carried their firearms into a restaurant. [0] wdhne.ws/w48wKY
  • Ohio Court of Appeals ruled against the Columbus police department by deciding that officers cannot use a “welfare check” as an excuse to pull motorists from their cars and then search their vehicles. [0] http://bit.ly/v8IfN6

That’s it for today, stay safe out there!

Police Misconduct NewsFeed Weekend Recap 12-24-11 to 12-25-11

Here are the 5 reports of police misconduct tracked in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this holiday weekend of December 24-25, 2011:

  • Lorain OH cop was arrested on a domestic violence charge for allegedly punching his girlfriend in the head several times because she left a fast food restaurant before he placed his order. [0] bit.ly/sCpRSz
  • New York NY cop arrested on DUI & vehicular assault charges after an alleged drunk driving crash that left his partner in coma and injured one other person. [0] cbsloc.al/thmxMM
  • St Louis MO cop was arrested on vehicular assault charges after hitting an on-duty cop’s cruiser while drunk and off duty, injuring two people. [0] bit.ly/tUc3FZ
  • New York NY cop was arrested on DUI & leaving the scene of an accident charges after he refused to take a breath test when he was caught. [0] http://cbsloc.al/thmxMM
  • Stockton CA police lieutenant was given a disciplinary demotion but the department refuses to divulge the reasons for that demotion. [2] bit.ly/trQZPQ

That’s it for this weekend, I hope everyone had a happy and safe holiday this year.

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-23-11

Here are the 21 reports of police misconduct tracked in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this Friday, December 23, 2011:

  • Maricopa Co AZ sheriff’s dept released video footage (above) from jail surveillance cameras showing how a detainee was taken down and tasered multiple times before he was dragged into a “safe room” where he was stripped and left motionless on the floor. That man later died and the incident is under investigation, as we tracked previously. [NA] bit.ly/ugdKjX
  • Albuquerque NM is being sued by the family of a man armed only with a spoon when he was fatally shot by a cop that was hired despite his history of questionable shooting incidents. [3] bit.ly/rxM6tr
  • Snyder TX is being sued by the family of a man who died of a heart attack claiming that cops responding to their 911 call requesting medical assistance forced them to stop CPR on their dad until paramedics arrived. [3] bit.ly/tL5LrM
  • New London CT police subject of suit by man left paralyzed when shot by cop after rolling truck in police chase. The man’s lawyer claims photos of the shooting incident show the suspect didn’t pose a threat at the time he was shot. [0] bit.ly/uDnbGX
  • Terra Alta WV is being sued by a man claiming the police chief used excessive force on him while falsely arresting him on obstruction charges for plowing snow from an intersection in front of a church at the request of a pastor. [4] bit.ly/tlyiGD
  • Columbia MO settles suit for $250k to a man who suffered broken vertebrae and head injuries when an officer shoved him into a wall on video (shown above). That officer was later fired over the incident. [0] bit.ly/vidDoo
  • New Mexico state police sued by 2 women alleging now-former female trooper sexually battered them during an invasive strip search. Police aren’t saying why that officer is no longer with the department. [3] is.gd/yYbOws
  • DeKalb Co GA sued by man alleging he suffered jaw fracture when a cruiser he was cuffed in stopped suddenly while he was not seat belted in. [3] bit.ly/ucib8p
  • Talbot Co GA cop pleads guilty to extorting money through threats of force and under color of law. He’s 1 of 3 who were charged in that case. [3] bit.ly/uS6Msk
  • Indianapolis IN cop gets probation on multiple counts of arson for setting a string of apartment building fires. [0] bit.ly/swdTQp
  • Vancouver BC rehires cop convicted of assaulting bystander with a baton and swinging at others on video while responding to a call about a fight. The judge that convicted him later reversed the conviction because he felt the officer was really really sorry about it… wonder if he does that for all the accused people brought in front of him? [0] bit.ly/sU8fjP
  • Seattle WA audit finds that officers aren’t turning on dashcams as mandated by policy, though the audit will result in no disciplinary action. This comes after the US DOJ found patterns of excessive force and a lack of accountability and an independent report that resulted in similar findings… In Seattle, when it rains, it really pours. [3] bit.ly/tblp35
  • Orange Co FL deputy is under investigation for loaning a friend his badge & ID so he could get better seats at a concert. His pal was arrested and he admitted to giving him his badge, but later denied it… It looks like it pours in Orange County as well since this is the 4th deputy in a week to face misconduct allegations. [0] thesent.nl/rDe9dz
  • Long Beach CA cop is being accused of using excessive force by at least one witness who described and Occupy protester being tackled, choked out, then punched in the head for smoking a cig near a park. Police claim it was justified but more information coming out appears to be contradicting those claims. [3] bit.ly/shjuTr
  • Christian Co KY deputy arrested for assault & official misconduct in an alleged incident with scant details which appears to involve him driving a around in his cruiser with a friend while off duty where he and his friend happened upon someone they attacked. His friend is still wanted on assault charges as well. [2] bit.ly/utv6PJ
  • Pennsylvania State trooper arrested on DV-related assault, harassment & resisting arrest charges involving wife, he was apparently tasered during the arrest. [0] bit.ly/sWtuu8
  • RCMP Mountie in Kelowna BC was demoted after being sentenced to probation for beating his wife then drawing his gun in front of their kids. [0] http://bit.ly/sU8fjP
  • Palm Springs FL police chief on leave while investigated over unspecified claims of inappropriate conduct w/female officer [2] bit.ly/txKq0G
  • Eden Prairie MN police sgt was demoted for using a police database for personal reasons to look up info in a creepy stalker-like fashion on a former female cop. [0] bit.ly/tV9LBJ
  • Weehawken NJ police sgt pleads guilty to stealing up to $700k from that dept by diverting funds to fake businesses [0] bit.ly/soKGvH
  • Harvard MA police officer arrested on drunk driving charges while on family medical leave [0] bit.ly/uqrLzA

That’s it for today, our coverage will be limited over the holiday weekend so stay safe out there!

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-22-11

Here are the 20 reports of police misconduct tracked in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this Thursday, December 22, 2011… sorry they are in short format, but I’m really sick today:

  • Riverside Co CA deputy charged with murder for fatally shooting a man in a bar during an off duty dispute [0] bit.ly/sTHt6j
  • New Castle PA settles suit for unknown sum to man roughly arrested w/o cause & his daughter tasered for complaining [3] bit.ly/vK77wL
  • Sharon Hill PA cop arrested on multiple charges after body slamming man & a woman then filing a false report about it [0] bit.ly/vcFmA4
  • Windsor ON police chief suddenly retires amid growing complaints of brutality and alleged cover ups [3] bit.ly/uH7uiH
  • Slaton TX cop sentenced to 70mo for downloading child porn, resigned after feds conducted search at his home [0] http://bit.ly/sR940Z
  • Suffolk VA cops accused of racial profiling & illegal search by rapper who posted video of incident on Facebook [2] bit.ly/sXQo2k
  • Howard Co IN deputy accused of lying about on-duty crash that seriously injured 2, troopers accused of cover up [4] bit.ly/sV6vmZ
  • Lubbock Co TX deputy fired & arrested for failing to secure service weapon after 5yo son shot 4yo brother with it [0] bit.ly/rZ7ehr
  • Orange Co fL deputy arrested on battery charge involving dispute w/wife, 3rd deputy arrested in a week [0] bit.ly/vUdlzw
  • Barre MA cop sentenced to 2yrs for perjury during grand jury & trial testimony involving his ex-girlfriend [0] bit.ly/sDL7ZR
  • Fond du Lac WI settles suit for $20k to reporter who sued city for refusing to release files in brutality case [4] fondul.ac/rpX2Xo
  • Yuma Co AZ sheriff fires female deputy for calling 911 on Yuma cop who wouldn’t leave her home, cop not punished [5] bit.ly/vl96LS
  • Stockton CA USD cop files bizarre “unlawful discrimination” complaint against the mom of 5-year-old he zip-tied at school [5] bit.ly/sqQv7j
  • Charlottesville VA cop arrested on embezzlement charge for allegedly stealing $10k from church where he was pastor [0] bit.ly/rYY09I
  • 2 Grayson Co TX deputies fired for unspecified violations a week after deputy indicted for stealing from evidence [2] bit.ly/vx0G6Z
  • Dallas TX cop resigns after arrest on false report charge for lying about stolen lawn equip to get insurance payout [0] bit.ly/uw1ZoT
  • Marblehead OH cop gets suspended 30day sentence for allowing underage consumption in hotel, resigned after charged [0] ohne.ws/sxcbfQ
  • San Antonio TX cop assigned to watch Occupy protesters to ensure they don’t sleep in park caught sleeping in photo [0] bit.ly/sNFezM
  • LaPorte Co IN sheriff’s capt demoted to sgt & gets probation in plea deal reducing DUI charge to reckless driving [0] bit.ly/rSpo2Y
  • Maine state police sgt arrested on charged with drunk driving after pulled over by trooper while off duty [1] bit.ly/smP3Js

That’s it for today, better be good for goodness sake…

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