Theft and Corruption

St. Louis Police Violated Sunshine Law in Drug Task Force Case, Judge Says

St. Louis Police violated Missouri’s Sunshine law when they rejected a researcher’s request for public records related to its drug task force, a judge found — rejecting the city’s arguments

Glendale Police Detective Pleads Guilty to Obstruction, Lying to Feds About Ties to Organized Crime

Glendale police narcotics detective pleaded guilty this week to charges that he lied to federal investigators about his links to organized crime, accepted a bribe and obstructed justice by tipping

Feds Confirm: Chicago Police Department Is as Corrupt as You Thought It Was

The Chicago Police Department has always had a violent history plagued by corruption. On Friday a yearlong investigation by the U.S. Justice Department confirms that the CPD has continued to

WATCH: New Jersey Police Chief Gave Incentives to Officers Who Wrote More Tickets

ALPINE, New Jersey – A New Jersey police chief has been suspended after it was discovered he allegedly offered incentives to officers who wrote more tickets and made more arrests.

Alabama Governor: Sheriffs Shouldn’t Pocket Jail Food Money

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has moved to end a practice that allowed some county sheriffs to pocket leftover from money jail food programs, but advocacy groups said

Eastern Kentucky Sheriff Sentenced in Corruption Case

A former Harlan County sheriff who admitted stealing money from a fund meant to be used for undercover drug purchases was sentenced to five years’ probation Tuesday. Marvin J. Lipfird

Tennessee Detective Pleads Guilty to Pocketing More Than $100k From Crime Scenes

NASHVILLE, TN – A former Metro narcotics detective pled guilty for stealing thousands of dollars from crime scenes in federal court Tuesday. James Dunaway, 43, of Old Hickory, was a

After 10 Years on Run Tennessee Cop Captured in Panama

SWEETWATER, Tenn. – After being on the run for 10 years, a man wanted by authorities was captured in Panama. Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation began investigating the

Police Framed a Teen For Four Burglaries so Chief Could Tout Perfect Clearance Rate

Raimundo Atesiano had a statistic to tout at a town council meeting in Biscayne Park, a village of 3,000 in the middle of Florida’s Miami-Dade County. The Biscayne Park Police

Summit County Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested For Stealing $40K From Senior Citizen

A Summit County sheriff’s deputy was arrested on Monday after she was accused of stealing $40,000 from a senior citizen over the course of three years. The Summit County Sheriff’s

Nassau County Deputy Accused of Perjury and Filing False Police Reports

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. – A Nassau County deputy has been arrested and fired from the force. Kyle Tholl, 38, is accused of not testing drugs found in the field and

Des Moines Police Officer Sentenced to Probation in Evidence Planting Case

A former Des Moines officer who faced criminal charges related to planting methamphetamine on a suspect in order to make an arrest has been sentenced to probation. Court records show