Corrupt Officers of the Law

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COP CRIMES – Weekly Roundup. September 22-28, 2010

Tillamook County OR deputy charged with incest, rape and sexual abuse of child

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Washington cop shoots an unarmed pregnant woman who was trying to flee from cops

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Milwaukee WI cop arrested for domestic violence after urinating on an infant, threatening to murder the infant’s mother

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Elgin ND police chief charged w/52 counts for continuously molesting and sexually abusing 12 yr old girl

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Darlington Co SC deputy caught tasering & choking 15-yr-old boy

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New Orleans LA police caught beating HS student over alleged drug transaction, no drugs found

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Ketchikan AK police sergeant caught beating 2-yr-old girl staying at his home before he retired

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3 Hillsborough Co FL deputies sued for tasering & hog-tying mentally ill man who died later

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Ventura County CA deputy charged with sexual abuse and oral copulation w/child

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New York NY cop faces discipline after 18 women come forward and accuse him of subjecting them to illegal strip searches http://is.gd/fqRsX

US Customs agent charged with domestic violence after assaulting his pregnant wife

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Waterproof LA police chief caught beating woman at traffic stop

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East Deer PA cop caught performing home invasion robbery where he allegedly tasered woman

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West Virginia state trooper sued for beating a handcuffed man so badly it ruptured his spleen

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Marion Co IN deputy sued for pepperspraying jail inmate’s food causing his throat & mouth to blister

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Lake Wales FL cop w/12+ disciplines including biting a HS student’s ‘s nose is fired

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Houston TX cop conspired with other cop to defraud hurricane evacuee kids charity out of $176k

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Milford CT police lt suspended 1day w/o pay for destroying dashcam video sought by family of teen killed in cop crash

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Metcalf County KY deputy running for sheriff indicted on 7 charges for putting gun to woman’s head at dispatch center

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US Border Patrol agent caught pistol whipping his wife and threatening man w/gun

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Conroe TX cop investigated after shooting at innocent man while chasing robbery suspects, claims man surprised him

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Prince George’s Co MD police caught shooting family’s dog & arresting victim when they called cops on carjackers

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Pittsburgh PA arbitrator forces department to rehire cop fired for dislocating ex-girlfriend’s jaw during altercation

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LaVergne TN cop fired for sending inappropriate texts to 3 women including one involved in domestic dispute call

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Laredo TX police officer convicted of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute & firearm enhancement

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Liberty County TX deputy arrested for false reporting in relation to investigation into now-convicted drug dealer

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Somerville AL cop recently convicted of assault & criminal mischief now sued for beating man at checkpoint

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Maricopa Co AZ sheriff Arpaio accused of mispending up to $64mil on things like 1st class airfare & luxury resorts

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Detroit MI police officer accused of assaulting a female 11th grade special education student

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Greenville MS police chief suspended pending criminal investigation into allegations that he threatened 3 women

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Conroe TX police sergeant sentenced for armed robbery of bank he worked security at as a second job

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Hendry County FL deputy gets suspended license for DUI conviction after stopped twice in one night for drunk driving

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Pasquotank County NC chief deputy charged with drunken driving after registering .15 BAC during traffic stop

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MA state trooper arrested after crashing into several parked cars while drunk then poiinting his gun at a Boston cop

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Flagstaff AZ cop fired & faces charges for fleeing the scene of a motorcycle accident, couldn’t be tested for DUI

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Kennedy PA police officer charged w/DUI & aggravated assault a month after he hit pedestrian with car and fled scene

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Shannon Hills AR cop fired for posting details on how to avoid DUI checkpoint on Facebook in dispute over jurisdiction

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Minneapolis MN cop already serving 8yrs for bank robbery pleads guilty to 5 other armed robberies while he was cop

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Okaloosa County FL deputies arrest man for possession even after tests come back confirming he only had heart meds

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New York NY settles brutality suit for $250k to man who suffered broken cheekbone in altercation w/cop for begging

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3 Arapahoe Co CO deputies sued by lawyer claiming she was beaten w/flashlight & denied medical care in false arrest

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Manatee Co FL deputy banned from stadium for life after flashing badge in confrontation w/security & cops over shirt

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Snohomish Co WA deputy suspended while investigated for unspecified “inappropriate romantic relationship on-duty”

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Salt Lake City UT settles suit for $100k to Korean war vet tackled by cops in park because he couldn’t raise his arms

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Madison AL cop sentenced to 1yr on reckless endangerment plea for hitting car with cruiser while speeding off-duty

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11 New York State NFTA cops accused of double-dipping by state audit, 1 cop claimed to work 26 hours in one day

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3 Arcadia FL cops sued for pulling man from car & beating him while dad was on phone during traffic stop

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Van Meter IA police chief sentenced to probation & to pay restitution for guilty plea to 3 counts felony misconduct

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US DEA agent costs US $830k in judgment to road rage/false arrest victim in case that cost investigating cop’s career

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FBI agents and supervisors in several offices found to have cheated in test over surveillance policies & civil rights

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Oakdale MN police officer sues police chief & city claiming retaliation for complaining about homophobic supervisor

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2 Winston-Salem NC cops suspended after DUI arrests, 1 cleared after arresting officer says he didn’t see him drive

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Gallatin County IL sheriff found guilty on all counts by jury in federal drug trafficking & witness tampering trial

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Chattanooga TN cop sued by man who was arrested while trying to rush his wife to hospital during stroke

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Country Club Hills IL police & mayor sued for wrogfully arresting 3 men for bank robbery in search led by mayor

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Creve Coeur IL police officer charged with domestic battery,criminal trespass & aggravated assault w/firearm

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Alaska settles suit for $150k to family of disabled man shot to death by trooper, couldn’t get out of car as ordered

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Warrensville OH cop sentenced to 6yrs prison for defrauding over 25 investors that included mostly fellow cops

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Columbus NM cop charged w/stalking & hospitalized for mental eval after sending disturbing texts & pics to ex

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Baldwin Park CA police accused of using checkpoints to generate revenue

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Monterey TN police chief pleads guilty to official misconduct & theft of over $10k in property including guns & cash

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Detroit MI cop arrested on felony charges in alleged elaborate overtime fraud scheme involving off-duty citations

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Clackamas Co OR recently convicted deputy subject of suit alleging he molested woman during home detention checks

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Sierra Madre CA’s insurance pool settles suit for unspecified sum to man shot by cop in his SUV after it was towed

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Fort Myers FL police officer arrested on domestic violence battery by strangulation charge involving ex-girlfriend

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Madison WI police claims about why police arrested 5 open carriers is contradicted by 911 recordings released to press

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Volusia Co FL deputy subject of criminal investigation for assaulting teen & shattering his teeth for egging truck

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Washington DC police officer indicted on allegations she acted as lookout for & protected drug dealing boyfriend

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Chicago IL police sued by family of man they claim was unarmed and cuffed when he was fatally shot on train last week

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Denver CO cop accused of wrongfully arresting process server who was run over by woman trying to avoid being served

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2 Pittsburgh PA cops under investigation after video contradicts their sworn written testimony about drug bust

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De Pere WI police chief under investigation on allegations of double dipping at college teaching gig while on-duty

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Carteret Co NC deputy sentenced for role in embezzlement scheme

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Fayette Co TN sheriff’s office version of shooting death contradicted by witnesses who say suspect didn’t shoot self

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Denver CO police detective subject of grand jury investigation into false statements in affidavits & witness tampering

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Corinth MS cop subject of FBI investigation into allegations that he was stealing money from Hispanic suspects

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Burlington VT undercover cop accused of urinating outside of soroity house & refusing to give his badge number

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Ravenswood WV police cheif resigns amid complaints by residents about police misconduct within police department

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New York NY class action suit against police joined by man claiming cop gave him summons for standing outside his apt

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Polk County FL deputy arrested on domestic violence charge involving argument w/wife over 4yr-old son’s discipline

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8 Dewey OK cops sue city for $1mil each claiming that city broke law by drug testing them, want results destroyed

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New York NY cop’s firing for assaulting ex-girlfirend then harassing her w/porn & sex toys made official after appeal

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Illinois State Police sued by ACLU in attempt to access “fusion center” records over worries about privacy abuses

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New Orleans LA police officer sentenced to 3yrs prison for his role in cover-up of Danziger bridge shooting incident

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Berkeley MO cop fired & subject of criminal investigation over allegations of sexual misconduct w/teen in church group

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Pinal County AZ deputy’s story of being shot in desert by Latino drug smugglers doesn’t add up, says fornesics expert

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Lee County SC sheriff indicted on 47 new counts including racketeering & money laundering in drug conspiracy case

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Chicago IL cops pay for billboard supporting fellow cop in prison for beating man shackled to wheelchair on video

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Minneapolis MN cop w/history of misconduct fired again for lying about alleged brutality on now-disbanded task force

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Unicoi County TN Sheriff & entire department under invesitgation by state for alleged unspecified misuse of prisoners

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Broome Co NY deputy on leave for exposing self now charged w/accepting bribe & computer trespass in another case

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Tea SD police officer hired despite criminal record was fired in March after Driving under influence of drugs charge

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Ludlow KY cop sued alleging he used false fingerprint evidence & testimony to wrongfully imprison man for 7 months

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Beaumont TX cop sentenced to probation & fine after oppression conviction for beating man repeatedly w/baton on video

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Pullman WA settles suit for $25k to man claiming he was unnecessarily tasered for refusing cop’s order to sit in snow

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2 Wood Co WV deputies & 2 prosecutors subject of wrongful prosecution suit on claims including witness intimidation

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5 Dallas TX cops fired, 2 over videotaped brutality case, 2 for DUI & 1 fired for shooting gun in cruiser while drunk

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Somerville AL cop resigns after convicted on misdemeanor for pulling over ex & beating her boyfriend w/flashlight

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East Bank WV cop sued by town official claiming he falsely arrested him in retaliation for testifying against him

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Syracuse NY police accused of using excessive force on residents of neighborhood after locking it down during manhunt

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Danville VA deputy on paid leave after arrested on DUI and driving w/o operators license charges in South Carolina

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Henderson NV police lieutenant receives prostitution charges after caught picking up cop disguised as hooker

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Wolcott CT police officer fired after investigation alleges that she lied under oath regarding a complaint she filed

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Bell CA police chief accused of not being disabled when he worked out tax-free disability retirement deal worth millions

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Maricopa Co AZ sheriff’s anti-corruption unit used to settle political scores has been disbanded during investigation

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Note Well:

These are only the reported incidents; the vast majority go unreported. The frequency of cop crimes is similar every week. Do the numbers. It is not just a “few bad apples”; the barrel is rotten.  For daily updates, follow injusticenews on twitter.   For past weekly COP CRIMES archives, see here: http://bit.ly/cMYmeG

Further Reading:

The Myth of Police Protection: http://bit.ly/93qIg1

Why the Police Exist: http://bit.ly/9mltV2

How to Record the Police: http://bit.ly/aWcHXx

How to Fuck the Police: http://bit.ly/ay2BRC

Crime Prevention Alternatives in a World Without Police (PDF): http://bit.ly/cW557a

Personal Safety and Self-Defense Resources:

http://www.thegunsource.com/

http://www.self-defense-products-depot.com/

http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/mma.cfm?go=training.browse&l1=164

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