There are serious questions raised this week as to whether a star football player from Florida State was given preferential treatment not only by university police but Tallahasee police after a hit-and-run where two cars were totaled.
Last June, Boise, Idaho resident William James Esbensen, who operated a medical marijuana co-op in Ontario, Oregon, was found guilty of receiving "proceeds" from marijuana sales, under a law that was no longer in effect.
She was blocked at every turn: by asleep-on-the-job regulators like the Securities and Exchange Commission, by a court system that allowed Chase to use its billions to bury her evidence, and, finally, by officials like outgoing Attorney General Eric
Buffalo, New York police are now visiting the homes of those recently departed in search of firearms as part of a new plan to help keep tabs on local guns. The move, put into effect by Police Commissioner Daniel Derenda, is described as
A visually impaired Florida man said police took him to an unfamiliar area and left him there in retaliation after his stepfather recorded cell phone video of a pot bust. 4 plainclothes officers from the Miami-Dade Police dept. pulled into a dead end
A Michigan police officer who had a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit when he crashed his truck last month was given paid leave and a two-week suspension.
The name of a former chief of the Maine State Police has been removed from a list of "Legendary Troopers" after his conviction Tuesday of unlawful sexual contact with a young child.
The man got in his car and "aggressively drove" between the tactical vehicle and another police car, striking both. "The suspect attempted to flee, putting the officers in danger, and they were forced to fire upon the suspect, which killed him
Although the portion of the video of the incident that was publicly released made his story seem improbable a grand jury concluded that Samantha Ramsey did indeed represent a threat to the life of Deputy Tyler Brockman that justified
Undercover police monitoring a bar in Las Cruces, New Mexico were giddy with covetousness when they saw a man drive up in a brand-new Mercedes. As city attorney Harry S. Connelly later explained, the cops were delighted to find that the man had been
Law enforcement officials nationwide now have the ability to search multiple sensitive databases, including spy agency intranets and homeland security suspicious activity reporting – with a single login.
"I'm going to search your f*****g car, that's why," persisted the costumed bully. "You can't do that," Fitch replied, thereby issuing a lawful order the girthy tax-feeder was legally required to obey.
U.S. authorities said they had shut down Silk Road 2.0, the successor website to Silk Road, an underground online drugs marketplace, and charged its alleged operator with conspiracy to commit drug trafficking, money laundering and other crimes.
A 90-year-old homeless advocate arrested on Sunday for giving away free food in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, received a second citation on Wednesday, reported news outlet Local 10.
The girl's father provided X-rays showing multiple breaks in her arm. "We initiated a police report, and [the police] ended up causing more harm than anyone," he said. School had surveillance video of Nash breaking his daughter's arm, but
I was denounced as a traitor to law enforcement for insisting gun owners have rights that LEO's are legally and morally bound to respect. It got me thinking about the law enforcement profession I knew compared to the one that exists today.
Federal prosecutors said they will dismiss indictments against 28 defendants in District drug cases amid an investigation of an FBI agent accused of tampering with evidence, including narcotics and guns, according to unsealed court documents.
Comey said the agent posing as an AP reporter asked the suspect to review a fake AP article about threats and cyberattacks directed at the school, "to be sure that the anonymous suspect was portrayed fairly."
Obviously, victims of police abuse deserve to be compensated for their damages. The problem is that it isn't the police departments or the at-fault officers that are monetarily held accountable in a misconduct lawsuit.
Two New York police officers have been charged with assaulting a teenaged boy during his arrest in Brooklyn, prosecutors said on Wednesday, an unusual case in a city where prosecutions of police for excessive are rare.
The mother claims she found explicit text messages from the officer to her son, including a photo of a man wearing women's lingerie. She filed a complaint with the police department, which turned the case over to the Cobb County Crimes Against C
Unlike an employee in the productive sector, a police officer who provokes public criticism is likelier to be promoted than terminated. A citizen who files a complaint against an abusive cop can face official retaliation, or prosecution
The finds are mostly alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, but the dogs have also discovered other prohibited items like cap guns and fireworks. The Interquest dogs have even found marijuana pipes made of fruit, and
A 30-year-old loophole increasingly gives police officers a pass when they violate the Fourth Amendment.
"She was suicidal and was going to use the shotgun to force the officers to shoot her," HPD Lt. Larry Crowson said. Officers were able to sneak behind her. They were able to kick away the shotgun, officials said.
A man's life savings have been recovered after an off-duty California Highway Patrol sergeant found over $120,000 in cash in the middle of a Concord roadway, CHP officials said Monday.
An autopsy revealed Hunt, who was carrying a katana sword used for cosplay, had his back turned to the officers when all 6 shots were fired. They still don't know how many shots were fired, but Schauerhamer paused to reload
Christopher Warren was found guilty Friday of first-degree child rape after the victim, now 6, testified that the former Beaverton police officer inserted a pencil in her genital area. The girl told jurors the assault felt "kind of weird, and it
"Listen, I know how this works. How much money will it take to make this go away?" Officers told him not to try to bribe them but he then said "Look, I am an IRS agent and I can help you in other ways if you let me go home and make this go away."
Resident Kim Polk said it all began when a neighborhood man's dog had crapped in her yard. "His dog proceeded to soil my grass and I asked him you are going to pick that up because I don't want that sitting on my grass," Polk recalled.