National Police Misconduct

National Police Misconduct

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“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#1 May 5, 2011
http://www.injusticeeverywhere.com/
* Lebanon TN police are being sued by the family of a man who was fatally shot by a police officer when he mistakenly thought he fired at them when his partner’s gun discharged when he tripped & fell instead.[0] http://bit.ly/kBYo76

* A Humboldt TN police officer has been sentenced to 2 years in prison after convicted of reckless homicide for fatally shooting a man in the back during a chase.[0] http://bit.ly/l3S45c

* Lindenwold NJ police are being sued by a man who suffered a stroke when he claims he was assaulted by a police officer and that officer’s K9 partner. Several witnesses back his allegations that he was attacked when he question the officer about why he had detained his wife.[3] http://bit.ly/koT6nn

* Phoenix AZ cop under investigation after video surfaces of him shoving woman to ground while responding to call [0] http://bit.ly/lrDBKj

* Yonkers NY cop sentenced to 8 weekends in jail for assaulting 2 people then falsely arresting one to cover for it [0] http://bit.ly/mRRNin

* Los Angeles Co CA sheriff’s dept accused of encouraging violent behavior in suit by 2 deputies assaulted at party [0] http://lat.ms/igctOj

* 2 Prince Albert SK cops suspended & charged w/assault over two seperate alleged excessive force incidents [1] http://bit.ly/kqUQwF

* Sioux Falls SD police sued by man claiming a flash-bang grenade thrown during SWAT/ICE raid tore a 3 inch hole in his foot, wasn’t arrested [0] http://bit.ly/jjGraT

* York Regional ON police officer faces sexual assault charges involving woman in police cruiser after arrest [0] http://bit.ly/kSclkv

* Nassau Co NY cop suspended after caught on video pulling gun at bar & pointing it at employee while drunk [0] http://bit.ly/lvmfzm

* Panama City FL police officer resigns after cited for battery, allegedly slapped man at bar then kicked him in head [0] http://bit.ly/kNhsq6

* Galva IL police officer fired after charged w/5 misdemeanors & 3 felonies in alleged domestic violence incident [0] http://bit.ly/jQ3WkY

* Norfolk VA police officer convicted of misd reckless driving for fatally hitting bicyclist w/patrol car [0] http://bit.ly/mdY7IV

* Dallas TX police officer sentenced to probation after convicted for masterminding robbery of store he worked at [0] http://bit.ly/jmuOCx

* Houston TX cop arrested on theft charges for allegedly using his status as a cop to steal money from someone [1] http://bit.ly/ifGEzy

* Fife WA police lt suspended 3days w/o pay for failing to start investigation into sexual harassment complaints [0] http://bit.ly/j1KMbU

* San Ramon CA cop arrested on several charges including grand theft in widening CA Narc team (CNET) scandal [0] http://bit.ly/itG2b9

* Davenport IA police sgt investigated after stand-off sparked by suicidal behavior after demotion for unknown reason [1] http://bit.ly/kkP8mJ

* Black Mountain NC cop fired after arrested for leading police on chase in attempt to elude after hit & run crash [0] http://bit.ly/l6nztg

* Raleigh NC police officer charged w/DUI after stopped for speeding with a BAC 2x limit [0] http://bit.ly/mHEScB

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#2 May 11, 2011
* The King County WA deputy who left an innocent man in a vegetative state after throwing him into a wall in a high profile incident that was caught on video apparently had a long history of questionable use of force incidents and has continued to rack up excessive force complaints including tackling a jaywalker who took pictures of him.[3] http://bit.ly/mfVJyO

* A Columbia County OR deputy was charged with 40 counts of sexual abuse that allegedly occurred while he was a school resource officer.[0] http://bit.ly/jzthXB

* A Wahpeton ND cop is under investigation after a YouTube video showed him arresting a 17yr-old for asking him about alleged illegal searches.[3] http://bit.ly/jf9rlE

* A Chesapeake VA cop sentenced to probation for soliciting sex from investigator he believed was a 16yr-old girl including sending nude text messages of himself.[0] http://bit.ly/j5kICi

* Philadelphia PA police officer sentenced to 42mo prison for role in scheme to rob drug dealer for heroin in a sting operation.[0] http://bit.ly/jHnvSV

* Portsmouth VA police officer indicted on embezzlement charge after unspecified state police investigation [1] http://bit.ly/lUCQBX

* A Maricopa County AZ deputy who starred in a TLC police “reality” show was arrested on domestic violence allegations involving her husband.[0] http://bit.ly/mQqXye

* Dallas TX police officer arrested on a DV-related felony assault charge for allegedly choking an unidentified woman during an argument [0] http://bit.ly/jH579Q

* A Hamilton ON cop faces disciplinary charges for allegedly refusing to investigate a racially motivated road rage case [2] http://bit.ly/keu8XS

* Ball LA police chief, a police officer & 2 police employees have been sentenced to probation for their roles in a FEMA Hurricane fraud scheme.[0] http://bit.ly/lT8IAp

* Granby CT police captain already facing child porn charges now charged w/possession of marijuana after home search [0] http://bit.ly/jHO50B

* Ulster Co NY deputy charged w/official misconduct & drug possession for alleged illegal purchase of oxycodone [0] http://bit.ly/k57AVU

* A Providence RI cop is facing disciplinary action after caught by news crews working out at a private gym while on duty instead of using an expensive taxpayer-funded police gym.[0] http://bit.ly/lCXKrb

* San Diego CA police officer arrested on drunk driving charge after rear-ending BMW while off-duty. The chief is slated to talk to the media about what appears to be a rash of officers facing criminal charges this year.[0] http://bit.ly/iDfxFJ

* And finally, Buncombe County NC deputies jailed a Latino man for 4 days on $300k bond after mistaking 91lbs of tortilla dough for cocaine.[0] http://bit.ly/kQNTjY

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#4 May 11, 2011
* Isle of Wight Co VA sheriff subject of sealed indictment, possibly involving felon he hired as sworn officer [1] http://bit.ly/kPsvk4

* Bryan TX cop under investigation after firing several shots in foot chase, critically injuring suspect & bystander [1] http://bit.ly/jAGnxF

* 2 Redwood City CA cops subject of suit alleging they tasered teen w/o cause & joked about it, then refused to ID [3] http://bit.ly/jJS2Ji

* Valdosta GA police officer arrested on aggravated child molestation charge on allegations spanning several years [0] http://bit.ly/kSbL5G

* San Bernardino Co CA deputy in charge of explorers program arrested on allegations he had sex w/underage explorer [0] http://bit.ly/kxHGuR

* US Border Patrol agent arrested for kidnapping & sexual battery, allegedly molested immigrant after interrogation [0] http://bit.ly/majm6Q

* New York NY (Brooklyn) deputy police chief docked 30 days pay for role in steroid scandal involving 24 officers [0] http://nyp.st/m5WfaO

* Denver CO sheriff’s capt suspended 70days for lying about failure to supervise staff, monitor recommended demotion [0] http://bit.ly/j3eLEQ

* Brick NJ police officer arrested on allegations that he stole money from police union before resigning from dept [0] http://bit.ly/ivdDUy

* 3 Delaware State troopers under investigation on allegations of overtime fraud involving psych patient transports [1] http://bit.ly/kMnaV1

* Pickens SC police chief suspended 15 days w/o pay over alleged racial & derogatory remarks, chief apologizes [0] http://bit.ly/kfN8KK

* Montreal QC cop & a Sûreté du Québec police officer suspended as part of unspecified corruption investigation [2] http://bit.ly/lCEVoc

* North Carolina state trooper and a lieutenant fired after investigation into unspecified misconduct [3] http://bit.ly/m5oY5i

* Canton MO police chief indicted for making false statement on form to illegally buy firearm for another person [0] http://bit.ly/mkieM3

* Bandara Co TX sheriff forced to resign & must pay $2,500 in plea for abuse of auth for using county boat for fun [0] http://bit.ly/kgZoY7

* New Orleans LA cop who was key witness in Glover trial arrested on DUI & fleeing the scene of an accident charges [0] http://bit.ly/jCSASS

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#5 May 11, 2011
* Basalt CO cop resigns after investigation into excessive force claim reported by deputy who witnessed it [0] http://bit.ly/jUok6t

* Orlando FL police sued by 85yr-old man who’s neck was broken when cop slammed him to the ground [3] http://bit.ly/lZot1M

* 2 Cape Coral FL cops accused of excessive force, allegedly threw man out of car at traffic stop, never charged him [3] http://bit.ly/mRaugt

* Boynton Beach FL cop fired & rehired for tasing cuffed man is arrested for tasering fellow cop to get back at her [0] http://bit.ly/j2ROWd

* Denver CO cop facing firing for excessive force & lying gets deal for 40 day suspension w/o pay instead [2] http://bit.ly/ipeUaZ

* Tucson AZ police shown shoving news photographer out of meeting where extensive police presence was questioned [3] http://bit.ly/j8f2Bw

* Indian River Co FL deputy fired & arrested on battery charges for groping female inmate at jail [0] http://bit.ly/lrWe3f

* Cincinnati OH cop sentenced to 7mo for using police database to look up info on woman, then pulled her over 12x [0] http://bit.ly/kDcJwN

* Albuquerque NM cop disciplined w/desk duty for listing job on Facebook as “Human Waste Disposal” after shooting [0] http://bit.ly/iPvvkL

* Peoria IL cop subject of no stalking order on allegations including that he taped female officers using restroom [3] http://bit.ly/l9dWpa

* Onondaga County NY sheriff’s dept settles suit for $30k to jail deputy claiming supervisor sexually harassed her [0] http://bit.ly/kswCBq

* Chesapeake VA cop gets suspended sentence, must register as sex offender for texting nude pics of self to teens [0] http://bit.ly/kua2TR

* Wilmette IL cop charged w/theft & official misconduct for scamming man out of bond money he didn’t have to pay [0] http://cbsloc.al/lY2PWj

* Hollister CA police sgt investigated for allegedly embezzling thousands as head of police union until he retired [0] http://bit.ly/mlLB9i

* Gulfport MS cop arrested on felony child abuse charge over allegations involving girlfriend’s 2yr-old child [1] http://bit.ly/l4VXSQ

* 2 Hanging Rock OH cops indicted on allegations they demanded & pocketed cash from motorists caught in speed trap [0] http://bit.ly/lxvTSW

* Windermere FL police dept down to 10 of 24 officers, background checks ordered due to scandal show past problems & extensive criminal histories for some [0] http://bit.ly/iYBeLZ

* Fife WA police detective investigated for allegedly crashing patrol car while drunk then leaving scene, not tested [1] http://bit.ly/jO1aoE

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#6 May 11, 2011
* Stanislaus Co CA detective charged w/murder for shooting woman during dispute, also faces other unrelated charges [0] http://bit.ly/jYpJhZ

* San Diego CA 74yr-old homeless activist awarded $3,925 by jury that found cop used unreasonable force during arrest [3] http://bit.ly/mD0tFZ

* 2 New York NY (Bronx) cops convicted on official misconduct charges for pistol whipping & beating man over dispute [0] http://nydn.us/iZAZMs

* San Bernardino CA police accused of using excessive force on mentally handicapped man in YouTube video [3] http://bit.ly/mAgZWc

* Kansas City KS cop indicted on 3 felonies including 1st degree assault for shooting bouncer while drunk at bar [0] http://bit.ly/kNrwPl

* 2 Baltimore MD police officers found guilty of misconduct for interrogating teens in van then leaving them stranded [3] http://bit.ly/mp51UD

* US Border Patrol officer pleads guilty to sexual assaulting a young girl repeatedly for several years [0] http://bit.ly/lNLmiO

* St Tammany Parish LA deputy sentenced to 10yrs after found guilty of incest involving unspecified female relative [0] http://bit.ly/iKm6Iu

* Macomb IL police accused of indiscriminately pepperspraying students watching block party melee from their porches [3] http://bit.ly/kGvJlx

* Inkster MI cop sentenced to 90days for willful neglect of duty for lying during drug trial, 2nd cop sentenced [0] http://bit.ly/kWQSuv

* Middlesex County MA deputy arrested on cocaine trafficking charges after undercover sting operation based on tip [0] http://bit.ly/mpdxzl

* Marion County IN deputy charged w/3 counts theft on allegations of ghost employment & theft of donated equipment [0] http://bit.ly/mcjVgZ

* New Orleans LA several police officers accused of possible payroll fraud & double dipping by official report [1] http://bit.ly/jNybkK

* New Orleans LA police cmdr accused of downgrading crimes for stats & a conflict of interests in traffic cam company [0] http://bit.ly/isAZwL

* Bremerton WA police narcotics officer indicted on federal charges for illegaly selling firearms before he retired [0] http://bit.ly/mss9XU

* Franklin Co VA sheriff sued by 2 deputies claiming they were fired for reports that led to sheriff’s indictment [3] http://bit.ly/mAh2v2

* New York NY (Bronx) police officer sues dept claiming she was fired for failing to meet illegal quotas [3] http://nydn.us/lmdEr2

* New York NY police detective arrested on DUI charge after found passed out in running car parked in middle of road [0] http://nyp.st/jw2TL1

* Philadelphia PA police officer arrested on drunk driving charges after minor off-duty accident [0] http://bit.ly/lDVwmA

http://www.injusticeeverywhere.com/

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#7 May 11, 2011
* Dillon CO police officer charged w/assault & official oppression for allegedly hitting cuffed 16yr-old in head [0] http://bit.ly/k9myhb

* 5 Norwalk OH cops subject of brutality suit alleging cop choked woman, dragged her by cuffs while others watched [3] http://bit.ly/lCkCwG

* Tallahassee FL to settle suit for $300k to family of man shot to death in truck by cop during drug warrant arrest [0] http://bit.ly/luL1xe

* Manville NJ & Somerset Co NJ sued by man hit by cop car & dragged 10 feet during arrest for illegally recording movie [3] http://bit.ly/jbc7dI

* Gary IN cop rehired & promoted after fired for threatening teen w/gun faces discipline for false report & brutality [0] http://bit.ly/iod0k9

* St Paul MN settles suit for $43,500 to family of teen bitten in uprovoked attack by police dog while walking home [0] http://bit.ly/mjGPVr

* Massilon OH settles suit for unspecified sum to woman harassed by cop sending nude texts to her after DUI arrest [1] http://bit.ly/lOX3Jc

* Washington DC cop arrested on allegations he held a gun to a woman’s head during an argument, he apparently faced charges for gun threats before [0] http://bit.ly/ievoe0

* 2 Pittsburgh PA cops subject of suit alleging they engineered series of false arrests to harass woman for complaint [5] http://bit.ly/j7HDYZ

* Elgin IL police officer charged w/official misconduct & obstruction for allegedly planting evidence to boost career [0] http://bit.ly/lk174U

* Cottonport LA cop arrested on evidence tampering, obstruction & malfeasance charges involving on-duty actions [1] http://bit.ly/lwWL5L

* Cobb County GA police lieutenant arrested on allegations he used fraudulent prescriptions to obtain narcotics [0] http://bit.ly/mfS7ZY

* Tinley Park IL police officer charged w/felony hit and run while also cited for drunken driving & open container [0] http://cbsloc.al/lV9Adc

http://www.injusticeeverywhere.com/

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#8 May 12, 2011
* 2 Lanett AL cops sued on allegations they beat & arrested man a day after he turned self in on outstanding warrant [0] http://bit.ly/kJ0OzL

* New Orleans LA cop pleads guilty to 7counts of forcible rape for sexually assaulting girlfriend’s 13yr-old daughter [0] http://bit.ly/igDRCr

* San Jose CA settles suit for $90k to Vietnamese college student repeatedly beaten w/baton & tasered on video [0] http://bit.ly/igIVzK

* Orlando FL police arrest man videotaping arrest claiming he assaulted cop, police then lose his camera & footage [4] http://bit.ly/lTxVHF

* San Diego CA police officer arrested on several charges for allegedly sexually assaulting prostitute while on duty, this comes a day after the chief apologized for a spike in misconduct cases.[1] http://bit.ly/lGVyyl

* Tyrone GA cop sentenced to 140yrs on 38 counts including making child pornography, child exploitation & molestation [0] http://bit.ly/mNpd2u

* 2 Chicago IL cops charged w/sexual assault & official misconduct involving drunk woman they gave a ride home to [2] http://bit.ly/jvBvgr

* Colorado Springs CO cop who works w/kids as SRO & coach arrested on possession of child pornography charge [0] http://bit.ly/jKtjoO

* Erie CO police officer accused of needlessly shooting family’s dog to death while responding to call next door [3] http://bit.ly/ka1rZX

* Milwaukee WI police shoot man’s dog to death as it ran away when he let cops into his yard to help w/investigation [3] http://bit.ly/jDMopH

* Philadelphia PA police officer sentenced to 13yrs for role in scheme to rob dealers & sell heroin, 2nd sentenced [0] http://bit.ly/jst4U1

* Duluth MN cop found guilty of taking $107k from his elderly mom’s account before retiring from financial crimes unit [0] http://bit.ly/kjn2VJ

* Miami-Dade FL police officer arrested on drug trafficking charges after long-term internal affairs investigation [0] http://cbsloc.al/kflBxv

* San Francisco CA cops accused of illegal search & theft in latest video released by public defender’s office [3] http://bit.ly/msf6Yw

* New York State trooper sentenced to $100 fine in plea to possession of steroids bought from man under surveillance [0] http://bit.ly/ln4H83

* Dexter ME police chief serves 5-day suspension for failing to follow policy in domestic assault case involving cop [0] http://bit.ly/jatQzQ

* St Louis Co MO cop removed from school resource officer duty after gun discharged while he cleaned it at school [0] http://bit.ly/iHt3iZ

* RCMP mountie based in Yellowknife NWT sentenced to 6mo jail after pleading to stealing $2,000 from evidence locker [0] http://yhoo.it/kFzTbP

* 2 North Carolina state troopers fired for running business while on-duty, would intimidate auditors when questioned [0] http://bit.ly/legwOv

* 3 Alabama State troopers resign after investigation into alleged misuse of dept fuel cards, may face charges [0] http://bit.ly/lSkYHG

* California Hwy Patrol officer arrested on burglary charge for allegedly stealing electronics from Target store [0] http://cbsloc.al/lImozi

* Rio Arriba Co NM deputy suspended for repeated drunken fights at casino, was fired from previous job w/state police [0] http://bit.ly/lwgfbW

* Radcliff KY police officer arrested on unspecified warrant out of Florida, electronic crimes division involved [2] http://bit.ly/jMmSUm

* Dallas TX police cite new policy for keeping unclaimed $2,000 turned in by teen who found it in parking lot [0] http://bit.ly/lJwAoj

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#9 May 12, 2011
Ok. Do you feel better now?

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#10 May 12, 2011
nanoanomaly wrote:
Ok. Do you feel better now?
lol. almost.

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#11 May 12, 2011
Lil Ticked wrote:
<quoted text>
lol. almost.
So you've been mistreated by a cop?

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#12 May 12, 2011
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>So you've been mistreated by a cop?
nope. I see these things and think that they should be known. All I desire is accountability.

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#13 May 13, 2011
Lil Ticked wrote:
<quoted text>nope. I see these things and think that they should be known. All I desire is accountability.
Ok.

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#14 May 13, 2011
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Ok.
That and it gives me something to do when you are not around.
;)

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#15 May 13, 2011
Lil Ticked wrote:
<quoted text>That and it gives me something to do when you are not around.
;)
Sweet.

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Since: May 08

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#16 May 13, 2011
* San Francisco CA undercover police officers are accused of excessive force & lying on reports in the latest in a long series of surveillance video released by the public defenders office.[3] http://bit.ly/iCBD8E
* Seattle WA police gang detective who made national news when he threatened to “beat the Mexican piss” out of an innocent man before stomping on him in a videotaped incident has been suspended 30 days. The victim’s lawyer announced that a tort claim was filed against the city over the incident and a lawsuit will follow if the city doesn’t respond to it by Monday. Meanwhile, no word on any disciplinary action against him on allegations he choked a cuffed man in the back of a cruiser or about a fellow officer who was shown on that video stomping on the man’s leg.[0] http://bit.ly/m4dFD4
* San Bernardino County CA deputies account of a taser-related death during a traffic stop is allegedly being contradicted by witnesses according to the man’s father, who happens to be a long-time volunteer officer with the sheriff’s department.[3] http://lat.ms/ksC5O5
* A Harrodsburg KY police officer who ran that department’s DARE program was indicted on 148 counts of sexual abuse involving kids under age of 16 and 18.[0] http://bit.ly/jeoXpY
* The King County WA sheriff’s department is being sued by a former deputy who claims that he suffered retaliation after he testified against a deputy who was accused of punching an innocent man in the face for talking back when he was falsely accused of a crime by a former girlfriend. The prosecutor failed to win a conviction in that case.[5] http://bit.ly/kWVFYU
* Radcliff KY cop arrested for computer solicitation of a minor involving undercover cop posing as 14yr-old [0] http://bit.ly/mgf9Th
* Henrico VA police officer’s home raided by state police on sealed warrant involving computer and camera equipment [2] http://bit.ly/iwMVvG
* Whitley Co KY sheriff pleads guilty to federal extortion, drug distribution & money laundering charges [0] http://bit.ly/mLTiKu
* Georgia State University GA cop charged w/theft for stealing tools from mechanics at off-duty security job [0] http://bit.ly/j0OHva
* Lincoln NE cop who resigned during unspecified investigation is arrested on felony theft by deception charges [2] http://bit.ly/kR9LwF
* Camden NJ cop sentenced to probation & fired for staging a shooting in an effort to qualify for early retirement [0] http://bit.ly/kIuMvS
* Shawnee Co KS sheriff’s lt fined for disobeying an officer during argument at accident scene while off-duty [0] http://bit.ly/lwAicF
* Nebraska State trooper resigns while on admin leave for unspecified reasons, 2 criminal cases dismissed as result [3] http://bit.ly/m98Khj
* Pocahontas AR police chief suspended while subject of unspecified FBI & state police investigation [2] http://bit.ly/j5kvUl
* Bancroft MI police chief under investigation on allegations that he supplied false information on grant application [0] http://bit.ly/kOKaS6
* Roseville CA settles suit for $490k to 3 cops claiming police discriminated against cops they believed were gay [0] http://bit.ly/l5d1HO
* Cottonwood Heights UT cop gets 80hr community service & must repay $900 in plea deal for misuse of public funds [0] http://bit.ly/iSqhuE
* 2 Antioch CA cops already charged w/selling drugs stolen from evidence now accuse each other of running a brothel [0] http://bit.ly/k8CqaI
* Oxford MI police officer resigns in lieu of firing after investigated for shooting police dispatcher with a taser [0] http://bit.ly/mC2ZoI
* Aurora CO cop charged w/reckless endangerment & child abuse after crashing while drag racing w/2 kids in his car [0] http://bit.ly/kW186Y
* And finally, a Detroit MI police officer has been suspended after fellow officers allegedly caught him having sex in a police cruiser with a transvestite prostitute while he was on duty.[0] http://bit.ly/it1a9K

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#17 May 13, 2011
* San Francisco CA undercover police officers are accused of excessive force & lying on reports in the latest in a long series of surveillance video released by the public defenders office.[3] http://bit.ly/iCBD8E

* Seattle WA police gang detective who made national news when he threatened to “beat the Mexican piss” out of an innocent man before stomping on him in a videotaped incident has been suspended 30 days. In response, the victim’s lawyer announced that a tort claim was filed against the city over the incident and a lawsuit will follow if the city doesn’t respond to it by Monday. Meanwhile, no word on any disciplinary action against him on allegations he choked a cuffed man in the back of a cruiser or about a fellow officer who was shown on that video stomping on the man’s leg.[0] http://bit.ly/m4dFD4

* San Bernardino County CA deputies account of a taser-related death during a traffic stop is allegedly being contradicted by witnesses according to the man’s father, who happens to be a long-time volunteer officer with the sheriff’s department.[3] http://lat.ms/ksC5O5

* A Harrodsburg KY police officer who ran that department’s DARE program was indicted on 148 counts of sexual abuse involving kids under age of 16 and 18.[0] http://bit.ly/jeoXpY

* The King County WA sheriff’s department is being sued by a former deputy who claims that he suffered retaliation after he testified against a deputy who was accused of punching an innocent man in the face for talking back when he was falsely accused of a crime by a former girlfriend. The prosecutor failed to win a conviction in that case.[5] http://bit.ly/kWVFYU

* Radcliff KY cop arrested for computer solicitation of a minor involving undercover cop posing as 14yr-old [0] http://bit.ly/mgf9Th

* Henrico VA police officer’s home raided by state police on sealed warrant involving computer and camera equipment [2] http://bit.ly/iwMVvG

* Whitley Co KY sheriff pleads guilty to federal extortion, drug distribution & money laundering charges [0] http://bit.ly/mLTiKu

* Georgia State University GA cop charged w/theft for stealing tools from mechanics at off-duty security job [0] http://bit.ly/j0OHva

* Lincoln NE cop who resigned during unspecified investigation is arrested on felony theft by deception charges [2] http://bit.ly/kR9LwF

* Camden NJ cop sentenced to probation & fired for staging a shooting in an effort to qualify for early retirement [0] http://bit.ly/kIuMvS

* Shawnee Co KS sheriff’s lt fined for disobeying an officer during argument at accident scene while off-duty [0] http://bit.ly/lwAicF

* Nebraska State trooper resigns while on admin leave for unspecified reasons, 2 criminal cases dismissed as result [3] http://bit.ly/m98Khj

* Bancroft MI police chief under investigation on allegations that he supplied false information on grant application [0] http://bit.ly/kOKaS6

* Roseville CA settles suit for $490k to 3 cops claiming police discriminated against cops they believed were gay [0] http://bit.ly/l5d1HO

* Cottonwood Heights UT cop gets 80hr community service & must repay $900 in plea deal for misuse of public funds [0] http://bit.ly/iSqhuE

* 2 Antioch CA cops already charged w/selling drugs stolen from evidence now accuse each other of running a brothel [0] http://bit.ly/k8CqaI

* Oxford MI police officer resigns in lieu of firing after investigated for shooting police dispatcher with a taser [0] http://bit.ly/mC2ZoI

* Aurora CO cop charged w/reckless endangerment & child abuse after crashing while drag racing w/2 kids in his car [0] http://bit.ly/kW186Y

* And finally, a Detroit MI police officer has been suspended after fellow officers allegedly caught him having sex in a police cruiser with a transvestite prostitute while he was on duty.[0] http://bit.ly/it1a9K

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#18 May 16, 2011
* A Minneapolis MN police officer was sentenced to 1 year in prison for molesting three female relatives for over a decade. He was also a school resource officer for 10 years.[0] http://bit.ly/k1j2Tl

* A Taft TX police officer was fired & arrested on sexual assault of a child charges after the alleged victim’s parents called police and sparked an investigation.[0] http://bit.ly/l51N2n

* A Mesa AZ police officer is the subject of a lawsuit by the family of an 81-year-old woman who was killed in a crash involving that officer when he was speeding to a theft call without his lights or siren activated.[0] http://bit.ly/jYvifo

* Paterson NJ settled suit for $15,000 to a man claiming he was beaten by police following a chase, the police claim he was injured in a car crash instead.[0] http://bit.ly/lPD7J1

* Benicia CA settled suit for $620,000 to a man claiming police harassed him through a series of unwarranted arrests and searches when he challenged a his arrest on DUI charges when police illegally entered his home.[3] http://bit.ly/ixef95

* Beloit WI lost a lawsuit for $1,495,000 to two ex-cops who claimed claimed they were retaliated against for speaking out about the police chief’s misconduct.[4] http://bit.ly/lHrjmE

* The Adams County CO sheriff lost a lawsuit for $100,000 to a deputy who was demoted and subjected to multiple investigations when he ran against him in his re-election bid.[3] http://bit.ly/mLiK3y

* The Bellefontaine OH police chief resigned prior to an investigation into allegations of dishonesty in a high-profile murder and man-hunt case.[3] http://bit.ly/jA8NXy

* Two Milwaukee County WI deputies were arrested over the weekend, one was arrested on domestic violence allegations and the other was on an unspecified charge after an off-duty car accident.[2] http://bit.ly/jc2gAI

* A Lansing MI police officer was sentenced to 10 days in jail for failing to pay for gas on at least three occasions at different gas stations.[0] http://bit.ly/j9qMQP

* A Weehawken NJ police sergeant was the subject of an unspecified criminal investigation when he apparently attempted suicide and sparked a massive search operation as a result.[2] http://bit.ly/kuztGz

* A Detroit MI police officer who was the subject of several lawsuits and was known for shooting 9 people in 6 years was fired, pending appeal, on time sheet fraud allegations.[2] http://bit.ly/ipfv7P

* A Polk County FL deputy was suspended 16 hours for demanding identification from several Burger King employees then calling a friend who was a local police officer in an effort to have them arrested for making a mistake on his wife’s drive-thru order.[0] http://bit.ly/jp7c0B

* A Clarenden Hills IL police officer was arrested on allegations that he stole five firearms that were collected through the department’s “turn in” program.[0] http://bit.ly/lO5hqf

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#19 May 16, 2011
* RCMP constable in Duncan BC charged w/aggravated assault for shooting unarmed man during traffic stop [1] http://bit.ly/iDbqI6

* US Border Patrol agent in CA arrested on allegations he used position to sexually batter women during traffic stops [0] http://bit.ly/iJy0r8

* Carrabassett Valley ME police officer facing 10 felony counts involving sexual contact with girl under 12yrs-old [0] http://bit.ly/mTzKLA

* Iberia Parish LA deputy arrested for indecent behavior involving 16yr-old student at a school where he was assigned as a school resource officer.[0] http://bit.ly/jTTP06

* College of DuPage IL sued by student claiming cops posed for photos with his unconscious body after he was assaulted and that they failed to prevent the attack even though they knew several people arrived on campus with the intent to assault him.[3] http://bit.ly/jr1VYd

* Kern County CA deputy sentenced to 6mo jail for stealing from motorists that he would pull over without just cause [0] http://bit.ly/mmtz0l

* Grey County ON provincial police officer charged w/perjury, obstruction & breach of trust over testimony at trial [1] http://bit.ly/mTJLk2

* New Orleans LA deputy police chief investigated for allegedly failing to investigate Henry Glover shooting incident [3] http://bit.ly/keSIhr

* Wyomissing PA cop subject of suit after his police dog attacked a cop in Illinois at a police training academy [0] http://bit.ly/ldtK94

* Las Vegas NV cop in Costco shooting incident is indicted on firearms for allegedly giving known felon a gun [0] http://bit.ly/mzhzDp

* 3 RCMP mounties in BC charged w/breach of trust for watching 2 drunk female detainees have sex in jail cell. One of the women claims that she couldn’t have consented because she was so drunk she didn’t remember anything and that police told her she may have been exposed to HIV during the incident.[0] http://bit.ly/jPv0O9

* Homestead FL police officers under investigation on allegations of double-dipping and lack of oversight [0] http://bit.ly/mbYUr4

* Summerside PEI police officer resigns while subject of criminal investigation over unspecified complaint [3] http://bit.ly/jYNTmK

* Hartford CT police lieutenant who headed up the internal affairs unit has been reassigned and is under investigation for unspecified reasons… oddly this all happened after he started and investigation into the chief and other high-ranking officers.[4] http://bit.ly/j9JONs

* Muscatine IA police officer pleads guilty to possession of cocaine & theft charges involving missing evidence [0] http://bit.ly/iRsIWx

* Pitt County NC deputy arrested on allegations that he broke into car with a friend and stole firearms [0] http://bit.ly/kAbUqk

* Washington DC police officer sentenced to probation in plea deal for receiving stolen goods charge from sting op [0] http://wapo.st/m964Ao

* Fort Worth TX police sgt fired for working 3-4hrs a day but reporting 8hrs on his time sheets [0] http://bit.ly/jsrgfR

* Cedar Rapids IA police officer under investigation over photograph allegedly showing him asleep in police car [0] http://bit.ly/k1uheO

* San Jose CA police officer cited on suspicion of driving under the influence after off-duty accident [0] http://bit.ly/l1g8XN

* Some San Diego CA cops are anonymously suggesting that the chief’s decision to quietly disband that department’s anti-corruption unit, which ran undercover sting ops to weed out corruption within the department, is contributing to the recent wave of misconduct since officers no longer worry that they’ll be busted for inappropriate behavior on duty.[-] http://bit.ly/jzROF5

* And finally, the Indiana Supreme Court has decided that you do not have the right to resist police when they illegally enter your home. This is a newer line a number of decisions in other states denying the public a right to resist illegal actions by police officers.[-] http://bit.ly/mxB9lm

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#20 May 18, 2011
* Memphis TN cop sentenced to 2yrs for beating a transgender detainee in face w/cuffs on video & tax evasion for claiming 99 dependents on his W4.[0] http://bit.ly/kTipWy

* 2 Hattiesburg MS cops fired for using excessive force on suspect, 3rd cop suspended 20days for gunfire incident [1] http://bit.ly/maaMrt

* Colorado Springs CO cop charged w/possession of child porn now accused of groping boys during what parents were told would be “ringworm exams” at the school where he also worked as a coach.[3] http://bit.ly/m5fVdx

* Newton Co IN sheriff says he will conduct warrantless searches after that state’s supreme court ruled that resisting illegal searches by police was illegal.[0] http://bit.ly/md2iqj

* Waterloo Regional ON police sued for “freezing” family’s home for 3 days in fruitless search for cop’s missing gun [0] http://bit.ly/mDRm3y

* Wahpeton ND police officer suspended 5days after arresting teen for videotaping him & asking him questions [0] http://bit.ly/mTbq8V

* 5 San Francisco CA cops shown on video allegedly stealing laptop & camera after questionable search of hotel room [4] http://bit.ly/iJ7S4m

* Tempe AZ police detective arrested on credit card theft, evidence tampering, forgery, theft & burglary charges [0] http://bit.ly/l3bMUm

* Brooksville FL police officer fired for trying to forcibly kiss a female inmate who was cleaning police dept [0] http://bit.ly/mLeynR

* Canton IL police officer suspended and charged w/retail theft of under $150 from a local Wal-Mart [1] http://bit.ly/jTeuY4

* Slaton TX police officer resigns while the subject of unspecified investigation by US Dept of Homeland Security [2] http://bit.ly/j3L74o

* Pekin IL police captain on paid leave while subject of unspecified criminal investigation by state police [2] http://bit.ly/mqTgPo

* US FBI agent in NYC charged with trying to protect informant he had affair with from charges & lying about it [0] http://nydn.us/k2rRbW

* Brownsville TX police officer indicted on a barratry charge on allegations he sold information in exchange for cash [1] http://bit.ly/iIhURl

* Margate FL police officer arrested on DV charge for allegedly hitting girlfriend in the face during argument [0] http://cbsloc.al/lE4Tm8

* New Jersey DHS police capt (they have a police force?!?) arrested on time sheet fraud & database misuse allegations [0] http://bit.ly/jGbK6X

* Brantford ON cop pleads to internal charges alleging personal use of police database & inappropriate communications [0] http://bit.ly/iLzRpV

* Oakland CA settles suit for $610k to man badly injured when police cruiser crashed into his car [0] http://bit.ly/jOjsEh

* Fife WA cop resigns but won’t be charged after drinking 3-4 double vodkas while on call then crashing police car [0] http://bit.ly/jZYUFU

“There is no such thing”

Since: May 08

as a reasonable person

#21 May 20, 2011
* A Fairhope AL cop is being sued alleging he beat an 84-year-old man who called 911 to report his citizen’s arrest of a drunk driver.[3] http://bit.ly/kQgkjJ
* 2 Orangeville ON cops face internal charges over a man’s death in a jail cell & alleged mistreatment of female detainee [0] http://bit.ly/k16UND
* A Calumet Park IL cop was charged with aggravated battery, official misconduct & false report for allegedly choking a teen then covering it up.[0] http://bit.ly/jDfwg2
* Ohio County WV ex-deputy was arrested on sexual assault charges over alleged incidents while he was a deputy between 2001-2005 [1] http://bit.ly/kM79i6
* Cobb County GA settles suit for an undisclosed sum to a man claiming 2 cops broke his nose & eye socket during arrest.[3] http://bit.ly/lJo0aT
* Socorro County NM deputy was arrested on allegations he coerced women to flash him and that he groped a 17-year-old girl during a traffic stops.[0] http://bit.ly/l9Sd6O
* Queen Anne’s County MD deputy sentenced to probation in a plea deal for groping a woman inside his cruiser, but the deal will allow him to keep his job.[0] http://bit.ly/jUVUY9
* Ellwood PA settled suit for an undisclosed sum to a woman claiming a cop injured her when he threw her into a jail cell after questioning her.[3] http://bit.ly/jOn6Sv
* 2 Fostoria CA police officer sued alleging they made a man take off his pants in public during a fruitless search for drugs in his car and on his person. The suit then alleges officers searched his cellphone without his permission.[3] http://bit.ly/kYT18S
* Chattanooga TN police officer gets suspended sentence after pleading to aggravated statutory rape of a 17yr-old girl [0] http://bit.ly/jOesLw
* Sacramento CA cop arrested on 34 counts of perjury & false report after dashcam contradicted his testimony in a number of DUI and DV cases [0] http://cbsloc.al/lqsNOt
* New York NY & Westchester NY police were apparently caught on a recording trying to help a drunk NYPD cop avoid a DUI charge after he crashed [4] http://bit.ly/l2WsN0
* A Bergen Co NJ cop was indicted on aggravated assault & weapons charges for detaining bouncers at gunpoint while drunk [0] http://bit.ly/mDWIAr
* A Hillsborough CA police officer suspended after arrested for domestic violence after letting self into ex-girlfriend’s home [0] http://bit.ly/jsyyb0
* Lincoln County NE chief deputy resigns after arrested on allegations that he violated a protection order by his ex-girlfriend [0] http://bit.ly/j0YQEp
* The Clark County WA sheriff’s refusal to disclose details about a CALEA contract may be a violation of state FOIA laws which may apply to over 800 law enforcement agencies accredited by the private police certification company in the US. CALEA apparently requires departments that it certifies to keep details about what that certification entails a secret. Interestingly, we examined whether CALEA certification made any impact on misconduct rates in 2009, and found that it didn’t appear to help at all.[3] http://bit.ly/jYOrJO
* The Fowler CA police chief was found by a grand jury to have botched over 600 criminal cases including serious felonies.[0] http://bit.ly/jzMBLq
* A Bannock County ID deputy was sentenced to probation for embezzling over $3,000 from the deputy’s union.[0] http://bit.ly/lZAgTA
* A St Bernard OH police officer pled guilty to filing false tax returns where he saved about $100,000 by claiming losses from a business that didn’t exist.[0] http://bit.ly/iVCFBC
* A Buncombe County NC deputy was arrested on drug charges after police responded to a call about property damage.[0] http://bit.ly/j925BJ
* A Bartlett TN cop w/disciplinary history was fired for driving a cruiser to Hooters then having beer in front of an inspector who came inside when she saw the cruiser parked outside.[0] http://bit.ly/k6qes1

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