Checkpoint Insufficient - Case Thrown Out
Trial court erred in denying motion to suppress evidence obtained by use of sobriety checkpoint—where prosecutors failed to present evidence as to the role of supervisory personnel in prescribing the procedures to be used at the checkpoint, the rationale for selecting the particular location used for the checkpoint, the length of detentions, and the extent of advance publicity—and...
No criminal charges against sexting prosecutor →
MADISON, Wis. — A former prosecutor who sent racy text messages to a domestic abuse victim will not face criminal charges over misconduct and sexual assault allegations levied by more than a dozen women, the Wisconsin Justice Department announced Monday. Via Chicagobreakingnews.com
Inmate killed weeks after judge asked that... →
Paris Hilton and Bruno Marrs Drug Prosecutor... →
Sheriff's Deputies Termination Begun After Drunken... →
Manhattan Beach fires 3 police officers involved... →
March 21, 2011 | 12:35 pm The city of Manhattan Beach has fired three police officers who were involved in an alleged cover-up of a hit-and-run accident last year, city officials said. The firings, which were first reported by the Daily Breeze, come after a year-long investigation into the incident, City Manager David Carmany said. The officers, Richard Hatten, Kristopher Thompson and Eric...
L.A. County judge admonished over Ku Klux Klan... →
Prison Guard Misconduct →
Federal prison guard in San Diego accused of having sex with inmate A guard at the federal prison in downtown San Diego has been indicted on suspicion of having sex with an inmate, officials announced Friday. Brandon McKinney, 34, a guard at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, is accused of having sex with a female inmate while on duty on July 20, 2010.
Former policeman plants hidden GPS to track... →
Officer accused in post-Mardi Gras sexual battery
A San Diego police officer was arrested Friday on suspicion of assaulting a woman who was leaving the Gaslamp Quarter Tuesday night following a Mardi Gras celebration, Police Chief William Lansdowne said. He was identified by police as Officer Anthony Arevalos, 40, an 18-year department veteran. The news followed the resignation a week ago of San Diego police Officer Art Perea, who is under...
2 LAPD officers plead guilty to auto insurance... →
Confidential LAPD misconduct files mistakenly... →
FBI Launches Independent Investigation Of Alleged... →
The FBI plans to conduct its own investigation into the alleged misconduct of police officers during at least three drug busts in San Francisco in recent months, an FBI spokeswoman said today. Via sfappeal.com
LAPD killing of autistic man was wrong, Police... →
The civilian commission that oversees the Los Angeles Police Department has taken the rare step of rejecting a recommendation from the department’s chief, ruling that two police officers were wrong when they fatally shot an unarmed autistic man last year. Police Chief Charlie Beck concluded after a lengthy internal investigation that the officers made serious tactical mistakes during the...
ACLU staffer said she witnessed deputies beating...
A civilian monitor was visiting the jail on another matter on Jan. 24, when she saw two deputies punch and use a Taser on an inmate who lay unconscious. A department log confirms the incident but offers different details. By Robert Faturechi, Los Angeles Times February 7, 2011, 8:14 p.m. A civilian jail monitor said she witnessed two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies treat an inmate...
Las Vegas police have made an arrest in the... →
LAUSD apologizes for hoax, officer will be fired →
The Los Angeles Unified School District released this photo Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, of Jeff Stenroos, the school police officer who allegedly filed a false report about being shot by a would-be robber near El Camino Real High on Jan. 19, prompting nine schools in the Woodland Hills area to be placed on lockdown as hundreds of officers swarmed the area looking for a suspect who never materialized....
Bounty hunter shot by LAPD officer awarded nearly... →
LAPD Defends Fatal Shooting of Unarmed Naked Man
Community leaders question the use of deadly force, but the department says the former college football player was punching officers and trying to take their guns when one officer shot him. January 16, 2011|By Hector Becerra and Tony Barboza, Los Angeles Times The Los Angeles Police Department on Saturday said that two officers involved in the fatal shooting of a former college football...
OC deputy charged with sexual assault on duty
By The Associated Press December 2, 2010 at 3:07 p.m. SANTA ANA, Calif. — An Orange County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl while he was investigating a stolen jewelry case near Tustin. Scott Cole of Hesperia was charged Thursday with one felony count and was being held on $20,000 bail. The 14-year veteran was expected to be arraigned later...
2 Rialto Officers Quit, 4 Punished in Sex Scandal
Department takes action after waitress reveals officers had sex with Spearmint Rhino strip club workers at police union hall. November 20, 2010|By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times Two Rialto police officers have quit and four others have been severely disciplined after an internal investigation was completed into allegations that they had sex with strip club workers at police union...