What kind of police officer steals evidence?: Editorial

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By The Editorial Board, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune July 08, 2015 at 6:31 AM, updated July 08, 2015 at 10:43 AM A disturbing question hangs over the shooting death of New Orleans Police Officer Daryle Holloway: How did the suspect he was transporting to Central Lockup get his hands on the .40-caliber weapon that killed […]

Ex-Irwindale cop sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting woman

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By Veronica Rocha / LA Times News January 13, 2015 A former Irwindale police officer was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for sexually assaulting a woman during a routine traffic stop in 2012. David Paul Fraijo, 37, was arrested in March after prosecutors said he stopped a female driver in October 2012 and […]

L.A. County sheriff’s deputies implicated in towing thefts, bribes

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By Cindy Chang / LA Times News January 12, 2015 Three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were relieved of duty last week for allegedly accepting bribes from drivers and stealing items from towed vehicles in the Lynwood area, the Sheriff’s Department announced Monday. In addition to the three deputies, a parking control officer was relieved […]

‘Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions

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Nicole Santa Cruz / LA Times Homicide Report December 19, 2014 / 6:00 A.M. In a recent training session for gang officers, LAPD Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese told a class from across the county that more than half of all killings in the city are gang-related. But that term — “gang-related” — can have varying […]

LAPD underreported violent crimes: Reforms now underway

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By Joel Rubin, Ben Poston / LA Times December 16, 2014, 8:37 A.M. Following an L.A. Times investigation that found police had seriously underreported violent crimes, the LAPD has launched reforms meant to overhaul its system for classifying crimes. Department officials will brief the Police Commission, which oversees the LAPD, on its new Data Integrity […]

Video shows John Crawford’s girlfriend aggressively questioned after Ohio police shot him dead in Walmart

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Jon Swaine / The Guardian December 14, 2014 14.42 EST Police aggressively questioned the tearful girlfriend of a young black man they had just shot dead as he held a BB gun in an Ohio supermarket – accusing her of lying, threatening her with jail, and suggesting that she was high on drugs. Tasha Thomas […]

2 Newport Beach police officers cleared in deadly shooting

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By Jeremiah Dobruck / LA Times December 11, 2014   Two Newport Beach police officers were justified when they shot and killed a 22-year-old mentally ill man in May, the Orange County district attorney’s office has ruled. Police shot Gerrit Vos four times — in the shoulder, chest and thigh — the evening of May […]

LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

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By Joel Rubin, Richard Winton, Kate Mather / LA Times December 05, 2014 / 9:11 p.m. A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year LAPD […]

CHP Officer charged with stealing explicit photos from his female arrestees

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By Stefani Camille WWW.Streetgangs.com November 3, 2014 Dublin-based CHP Officer Sean Harrington, 35, was charged on Friday with two counts of computer data theft. Harrington’s felony charges are based on allegedly stealing explicit photos from the phones of women he arrested. He has since resigned from the CHP and will be arraigned Monday afternoon. Harrington […]

California Highway Patrol Officer Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

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By Nick Janes / CBS News October 17, 2014 11:03 PM FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — A longtime California Highway Patrol sergeant nearing retirement now faces child pornography charges. Eric Lund, 49, is from Chico, but was arrested in Fairfield at the CHP office where he works. He lives part of his professional life in the public […]

Woman accuses deputy at Industry station of rape, abuse of power

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By Jason Henry / San Gabriel Valley Tribune Posted: 10/10/14, 5:30 PM PDT A Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputy in Industry has been on paid leave for nearly a year after a woman alleged he raped and sexually assaulted her. The alleged acts occurred in the month following a November 2013 traffic stop she said […]

Six Current and Former Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies Sentenced to Federal Prison

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By Stefani Camille WWW.STREETGANGS.COM Staff Writer September 29, 2014 LOS ANGELES – Last week six sworn deputies who were working in the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department were sentenced to federal prison terms for interfering with a federal civil rights investigation into misconduct at the Los Angeles County Men’s Central Jail. The six defendants received prison […]