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If This Article Offends You, Don't Become a Cop

Neal Wooten | Posted 07.24.2015 | Crime
Neal Wooten

Some people just shouldn't be police officers. It's a sad fact. They don't have the right temperament, the right attitude, nor are they capable of separating their personal feelings from their profession.

Former Judge Posted Fake Sex Ads Of Ex-Girlfriends, Police Say

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.07.2015 | Crime

A former Texas state judge is facing charges of online harassment after allegedly placing two bogus sex-for-hire ads featuring two of his ex-girlfrien...

Maui Police Department Concludes Investigation Into Employee Who Allegedly Masturbated In Public

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.01.2015 | Crime

The Maui Police Department has finished investigating a department employee who is accused of flashing people and masturbating in front of them while ...

LA Cop Who Kicked Suspect In Groin Found Guilty Of Assault

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 06.05.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors on Friday convicted a female Los Angeles police officer of felony assault for repeatedly kicking a handcuffed woman who la...

Fugitive Cop Caught In Mexico, Charged With Murder

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (Reuters) - A former Los Angeles police officer who was arrested in Mexico after fleeing there following the shooting death of a...

Cop Behind Wheel In Wrong-Way Fatal Had .24 BAC: Prosecutor

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — Toxicology results show that an off-duty New Jersey officer behind the wheel in a wrong-way crash that killed another officer and a ...

Now We Watch the Cops

Rick Horowitz | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Welcome to the Age of the Instant Upload...

Indicted Police Officers Allegedly Used Positions To Steal And Sell Drugs

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.09.2015 | Crime

Two Detroit police officers used their authority as law enforcement to arrange drug deals, orchestrate traffic stops, effect false arrests and coerce ...

LA Cop Wanted On Suspicion Of Murder

AP | Posted 03.17.2015 | Crime

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a rookie Los Angeles policeman suspected of killing a man during a fight in Pomona whi...

Deputy Sent Photos Of Suicide Victim To Ex-Girlfriend: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.11.2015 | Crime

A Florida deputy will face felony charges for allegedly sending photos to his ex-girlfriend of a man who'd killed himself. Pasco County Sheriff's ...

LOOK: Honolulu Cop Slams Man Into Ground

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 03.03.2015 | Hawaii

A Honolulu police officer was caught on cell phone video slamming a man to the ground in the Palolo Valley in an incident that could result in a lawsu...

Police Chief Arrested For Allegedly Soliciting '2-Girl Special'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.02.2015 | Crime

When deputies for the Broward County Sheriff's Department set up a sting operation targeting the solicitation of prostitution, they expected they'd ge...

America Has Lost Its Soul

Tim Arnold | Posted 02.23.2015 | Politics
Tim Arnold

Are we the nation that will follow the lead of the peaceful protesters, reconsider our values and trumpet a new civil-rights era? Will newly-empowered Republicans support such a thing?

Put Your Feet On the Street Wednesday, 10/22 -- A National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality

Jerry Ashton | Posted 12.22.2014 | Crime
Jerry Ashton

A "National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and Criminalization of an Entire Generation," will be arriving at major cities and towns across the U.S. in a nationwide call to action.

Honolulu Pays Witness Hit By Cop For Filming Arrest

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.12.2014 | Crime

A video recorded on New Years Eve, 2013, shows a Honolulu police officer taking a jab at a bystander who recorded an arrest on his iPhone. Although...

State Trooper Pulled Over Woman To Proselytize: Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.06.2014 | Crime

When Ellen Bogan was stopped on U.S. 27 by Indiana State Trooper Brian Hamilton on Aug. 9, he said it was because she made an illegal pass. Hamilto...

Deputy Made Sex Offenders Pose For Nude Photos: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.19.2014 | Crime

A sheriff's deputy in Texas, is facing charges of improper photography after allegedly making sex offenders pose for nude photographs. Chad Hightow...

Deputy Resigns After Sexual Assault Arrest

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 11.17.2014 | Crime

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma sheriff's deputy resigned Wednesday after two women said he sexually assaulted them at a Tulsa County home while he ...

Cops Hit Cyclist, Arrest Him As He's Dying: Witnesses

Newser.com | Posted 09.11.2014 | Crime
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Witnesses say Quebec City police trying to pull over a bicyclist for going the wrong way down a one-way street ended up hitting him with their car ins...

NM Sheriff Accused In 3rd Questionable Traffic Stop

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 11.10.2014 | Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico sheriff is facing a new federal indictment connected to an off-duty traffic stop that authorities say...

2 Florida Cops Tied To KKK: FBI

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Crime

FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) — Two police officers are no longer with the city department here after a law enforcement report tied them to the Ku Klux ...

Ex-Sheriff Gets Prison For Trading Meth For Sex

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 08.19.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge on Thursday sentenced a former Colorado sheriff to 15 months in prison for repeatedly violating his probation in a ...

INTERNAL AFFAIRS: Cops, Wives Charged In Alleged 'Swingers' Brawl

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.05.2014 | Crime

Two Denver police officers and their wives are being investigated for a "swingers'" brawl that allegedly took place at one of the cop's homes last mon...

Ohio Police Chief Dated Fugitive Drug Addict: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.04.2014 | Crime

A former Ohio police chief is facing 12 criminal charges for allegedly harboring a woman sought on drug charges -- and dating her in his spare time. ...

Cleveland Cops Indicted In Large Chase

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 05.30.2014 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — Six officers in Cleveland's troubled police department were indicted Friday in a November 2012 car chase that ended with two unarme...