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Puerto Rico Police

Puerto Rico Police Will Be Reformed

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 07.17.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder pledged $10 million on Wednesday to the Puerto Rican government as it finalized a deal to r...

'Sickout' Draws Thousands

AP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Police officers in Puerto Rico are slowly returning to work after staging a sickout at a rate of nearly 2,000 officers a...

US, Puerto Rico Sign Agreement On Reforming Police

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 12.22.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The U.S. Justice Department and Puerto Rico's government signed an agreement Friday to reform the island's police department,...

Puerto Rico Police Protest, Seek Salary Redress

AP | Posted 08.21.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Hundreds of police officers in Puerto Rico are taking to the streets to demand higher salaries and the payment of back wages....

Puerto Rico Police Brutality Is Routine, According To ACLU

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 08.19.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The American Civil Liberties Union called on the U.S. Justice Department to take control of the Puerto Rican police forc...

Breaking Homicide Records?

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 01.16.2012 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico is having its deadliest year on record as authorities struggle to control a rampant drug war on the U.S. Car...

Puerto Rican Police Find $500,000 During Routine Traffic Stop

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Police in Puerto Rico say they have seized $500,000 in cash during a routine traffic stop. Police said they stopped an errat...

Puerto Rico Slams U.S. Report

AP | DANICA COTO | Posted 12.08.2011 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's Justice Department has denounced a scathing U.S. federal report on the island's police force even though t...

Puerto Rico Cop Accused Of Faking Sick

AP | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A Puerto Rico police officer has been accused of calling in sick and submitting fake doctor's notes to avoid work. Officer L...