On March 23, 2005, police officers arrested 32-year-old Ben Baker for dealing heroin in Chicago’s Ida B. Wells housing projects. After his arrest, Baker filed a complaint claiming he was framed by the officers. In December 2005, the same police officers arrested Baker and his wife during a traffic stop after officers…
All police operations in Southport, N.C. have been suspended after its police chief and another officer were arrested on charges of corruption.
A former Ohio sheriff who allegedly made himself rich after pocketing almost $100,000 in bribes from drug dealers and others while in office has been indicted on several federal charges.
A former police chief and two officers of a tiny Miami-area town are facing federal charges after prosecutors say the law enforcement officials conspired to frame a teenager for four burglaries.
Even though they are busy serving as bouncers at Starbucks, crashing black cookouts and shooting black people in the face, police officers around the country often find time to have sex with the people they are arresting.
When ex-New York City Police Detective Kevin Desormeau appeared before a judge this week, he had already been convicted of lying under oath.
In 2010, Baltimore resident Jovonne Walker was a party planner and a nurse. She and her husband, Jamal, planned three parties over one weekend and had $43,000 in cash on hand that her husband was taking to the bank around 11 a.m. As Jamal stopped to talk to his friends, Baltimore City Sgt. Wayne Jenkins and his…
In April 2016, a 13-year-old boy was shot by officers of the Baltimore Police Department. The boy ran when faced with the police, so they gave chase. During the chase, the police spotted the boy holding a gun, and when he turned, they shot the teenager. The youngster wasn’t critically injured, and it seemed like an…
A federal trial began Monday that was expected to include testimony from a Baltimore detective who prosecutors say protected a deadly heroin ring.
Three New York City police officials were indicted on corruption charges following a federal probe that, as of mid-April, had led to five New York City Police Department commanders being placed on alternate assignments or on leave, USA Today reports.