Police

Settlement Leads to Reform at East Haven Police Dept

Settlement Leads to Reform at East Haven Police Dept

On November 20, 2012, the Department of Justice announced that it reached a settlement with the town of East Haven, Connecticut, to resolve complaints about the East Haven Police Department
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Statistics on Law Enforcement Officer Deaths Released

On November 19, 2012, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released the 2011 report, Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA).  In 2011, 72 officers were killed during duty, and
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Georgia Police Chief Assaulted Restrained Inmate

On October 22, 2012, the Department of Justice announced that Walter Young, the former police chief for the Omega Police Department in Georgia, was sentenced for assaulting a man who
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Puerto Rico Officers Indicted for Civil Rights Charges

On October 15, 2012, the Department of Justice announced that Puerto Rico Lieutenant Erick Rivera Nazario and Officer Jimmy Rodriguez Vegas were charged for violating civil rights after using excessive
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St Louis Sergeant Guilty of Drug Charges

According to the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Missouri, Larry J Davis received 57 months in prison
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NYPD Officers Sentenced for Distributing Firearms/Stolen Goods

On October 10, 2012, the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced that three former NYPD
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Three Former Jackson Police Officers Accepted Bribes

On October 17, 2012, the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi announced that two former police officers
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Retired Officer Gets 19 Years for Sexually Exploiting Minor

On November 1, 2012, David M Ketchmark, the Acting US Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a
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Police Officer

Becoming a Police OfficerA police officer is an important component of the law enforcement and criminal justice system in the
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Cops

The Work of CopsCops are a critical component of the criminal justice system in the United States. The role of cops depends largely on the type and size of organization.
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