By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 02/01 — The California Highway Patrol has suspended the police powers of dozens of officers after discovering they got overtime pay for thousands of unworked hours in a case that could lead to criminal charges,
WASHINGTON (AP) 04/12 — A police officer defended his partner’s decision to shoot a black motorcyclist in Washington, D.C., and said that he believed the man drove directly at his partner.Read more »
By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/02 — Body cameras for state troopers and GPS vehicle locators in cruiser were among several policy changes ordered Monday for the Massachusetts state police after the agency was rocked by an overtime scandal and other recent disclosures.
By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 11/08 — A disciplinary panel unanimously found a Baltimore police van driver not guilty Tuesday of all administrative charges related to his role in transporting Freddie Gray,
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 10/13 — A Utah police detective has formally appealed the decision to fire him after he was caught on video roughly handcuffing a nurse because she refused to allow him to draw blood from an unconscious patient,
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/28 — St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and Interim Police Chief Lawrence O’Toole on Wednesday called for the U.S.
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 09/13 — The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it won’t bring federal civil rights charges against six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray,Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated PressSALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police officer whose rough arrest of a hospital nurse has drawn condemnation put the woman in handcuffs even after investigators told him not to worry about getting a blood sample he was seeking from a patient,Read more »
By AMY FORLITI , Associated Press 09/03 – The videotaped arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient has raised questions about how far officers can go to collect evidence and has led to policy changes within the Salt Lake City Police Department.Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 08/10 — The District of Columbia’s mayor says a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorcyclist last year has been asked to resign.
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 08/08 — The Baltimore Police Department is having a tough time restoring public confidence in the troubled agency.
The city is on pace to break its decades-old murder record and the body camera program that was rolled out to increase transparency has fueled allegations of misconduct after a pair of problematic videos recently surfaced.
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) 07/24 — A Florida sheriff’s deputy has been fired after authorities say he took partially naked photos of himself while on duty at a county courthouse.
By AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/20 — A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape still hasn’t spoken with investigators and doesn’t have to,
CHICAGO (AP) 06/29 — A judge says statements a Chicago police officer made to a detective shortly after fatally shooting a black teenager can be used by prosecutors at the officer’s murder trial.
DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 06/25— Eight brutality lawsuits settled over the past 10 months paint a disturbing picture of a former Connecticut police officer accused of beating people while they were handcuffed and ordering his police dog to attack others who were not resisting arrest.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 05/19 — A former Ohio State Highway Patrol commander accused of stalking a subordinate’s wife put a GPS tracking device on her car so he could follow her after she ended their affair,
COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/24 — A police watchdog agency investigator who leaked the disciplinary record of a white police officer involved in the chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner resigned on Thursday.
MARC LEVY, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 02/03 — Investigators found evidence of cadet cheating, instructor misconduct and training and testing shortcomings at the Pennsylvania State Police Academy,
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 01/22 — A South Florida sheriff’s deputy arrested last month in an identity theft case has been formally indicted by a federal grand jury.
CHICAGO (AP) 01/21 — Six Chicago police officers have been suspended in an investigation of favorable treatment for a fire department official who crashed his city-owned SUV.