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 […]

Angry residents confront LAPD chief over Ezell Ford shooting

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By Frank Stoltze / 89.3KPCC August 20, 2014 Charlotte Watson waited in a line that stretched all the way down the center aisle of Paradise Baptist Church in South Los Angeles Tuesday night before it was her turn to address LAPD Chief Charlie Beck. “We feel like prisoners in our own community,” she told Beck […]

Cop who burned Henry Glover’s body to get new prison sentence Friday

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By Andy Grimm, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune on August 13, 2014 at 1:18 PM, updated August 14, 2014 at 1:21 PM Post-Katrina stress does not explain why New Orleans Police officer Gregory McRae set fire to the body of Henry Glover in the days after the storm, but an attempt to cover up Glover’s shooting by […]

LAPD panel seeks to learn whether Beck eased discipline of sergeant

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Joel Rubin and Christopher Goffard (Los Angeles Times) | August 2, 2014 The commission that oversees the Los Angeles Police Department will look into whether Chief Charlie Beck played any role in softening disciplinary action against a male sergeant accused of having an improper relationship with the chief’s daughter, who is an LAPD officer. The […]

Woman punched by CHP officer files lawsuit alleging excessive force

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By Kate Mather / LA Times News July 17, 2014 The woman punched by a California Highway Patrol officer earlier this month along the 10 Freeway has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the officer and head of the agency, her attorneys announced Thursday. The suit, filed Thursday in federal court, alleges that the unnamed […]

Family of Woman Hit by CHP Officer Plans to File Lawsuit

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Kate Larsen and Willian Avila (NBCLA) | July 7, 2014 The family of a woman who was pinned down and repeatedly punched in the head by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a Los Angeles freeway is planning on filing a lawsuit, attorneys representing the family said Sunday. Family members said Marlene […]

Police: Murders decrease despite rise in shootings through first six months

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By Michael Lansu / Chicago Sun Times Posted June 30, 2014, 6:37 p.m. Chicago Police have announced that through the first six months of the year there were nine fewer murders than in 2013 and 79 less than in 2012. Police reported 171 murders through June 29. During that time, the Cook County medical examiner’s […]

Ex-cop charged with hiding women’s bodies in suitcases

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By STEVE KARNOWSKI and DINESH RAMDE / Associated Press June 26, 2014 9:00PM WEST ALLIS, Wis. — A former police officer suspected in the deaths of two women whose bodies were stuffed into suitcases and discarded on a rural Wisconsin highway met his victims online, in one case possibly through a bondage website, according to […]

3 inmates, 1 deputy injured in shank fight on OPP yard

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By Ken Daley, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on June 26, 2014 at 6:11 PM, updated June 26, 2014 at 7:02 PM A recent Orleans Parish Prison yard fight left three inmates and one sheriff’s deputy injured, with the prisoners facing additional charges for using shanks in the scuffle, court documents revealed. The fight took place […]

OPP federal monitor to hold public meeting tonight with recently released inmates

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By Naomi Martin, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune June 25, 2014 at 11:13 AM, updated June 25, 2014 at 3:01 PM Dozens of inmates recently released from Orleans Parish Prison will participate in a public meeting Wednesday night with a federal court-appointed monitor overseeing changes at the troubled jail. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. […]