Sunday, February 26, 2012

Glorieta dog killed by State Police officer

Victoria Baca on Thursday morning called police to file a report about an internet scam she recently fell victim to. State Police could not come immediately, so Baca went to run errands with her young children and asked that she be called when the officer was on the way so she could meet the officer at the home.

The officer, she says, went to her home and never called. The officer hopped the fence to her property — a fence with a clearly posted "Beware of Dog" sign — and says one of two dogs Baca had on the property bit him. The officer shot and killed Jilly.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Three JPD Officers arrested for accepting bribes

Jackson, Miss - Monyette Quintel Jefferson, 27, Terence Dale Jenkins, 25, and Anthony Ricardo Payne, Jr., 25, all Jackson Police Department Patrol Officers at the time of the offense, have been arrested for accepting bribes to protect what they believed to be drug transactions following an undercover operation, U.S. Attorney John Dowdy and FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen announced today.

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Friday, February 17, 2012

Seattle officers reprimanded over disclosure of dash cam video

For the past year the KOMO 4 Problem Solvers have uncovered case after case of questionable conduct by Seattle Police Officers caught on tape. Now they've've found a chilling case that started as a simple traffic stop that could happen to any one of us. Only this time the dash cam video of the incident was shown to a man's boss, jeopardizing his very livelihood.

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Email reignites controversy surrounding a deputy's use of force

An e-mail uncovered by KING 5 reignites the controversy over a King County deputy who used so much force he left an innocent man brain damaged.  The e-mail shows red flags were raised years ago about the deputy's use of force.  But the victim's family didn't know it existed. 

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Third law officer enters guilty plea in ‘Operation Delta Blues’

A third police officer arrested in the “Operation Delta Blues” drug sweep in eastern Arkansas has pleaded guilty to federal charges, U.S. Attorney Chris Thyer said today.

Herman Eaton, who was a Helena-West Helena police officer when he was arrested in the drug sweep, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Little Rock to attempted interference with commerce by means of extortion and money laundering. Six other charges were dropped as part of a plea deal.

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Police laptop, cash stolen from Raleigh officer accused of paying teen for sex

Raleigh police officer Jason Brandon Hoyle was arrested today by Fayetteville police for soliciting sex from a teenager, a week after Fayetteville police investigated a larceny in which the Raleigh Police Department and Hoyle are listed as victims.

The theft of a laptop, phone and cash initiated the investigation into Hoyle’s activities, according to Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Gavin MacRoberts.

Hoyle, 34, was charged with promoting prostitution of a minor and participation of a minor. He was released on $100,000 bond.

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Pittsburgh officer arrested for seeking sexual favors to drop charges

A city police officer has been charged with bribery, coercion, official oppression and other crimes after police said he offered not to bring charges against certain women or their acquaintances in exchange for sexual favors.

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