Category: Transparency

Rookie Delaware Police Officer Fired for Threatening to Kill Victim for Helping Citizen File Complaint Against Police

Rookie Delaware Police Officer Fired for Threatening to Kill Victim for Helping Citizen File Complaint Against Police

Less than a year into the job, a Delaware cop was arrested for making terrorist threats against a citizen, who was only trying to help another citizen file a complaint against police. "I'm going to call my boys and have them come and lock you up," Wilmington police officer Julian Mich ...
Texas Cops at Risk of Losing Homes Through Federal Forfeiture Laws Over Illegal Online Gambling Scheme Netting Millions

Texas Cops at Risk of Losing Homes Through Federal Forfeiture Laws Over Illegal Online Gambling Scheme Netting Millions

Two seasoned Texas cops are being investigated by the federal government for running an illegal off-shore gambling scheme for over five years. Houston police officers Steve Glezman and Brian Jordan have both been in the police force for over 20 years. The two men were relieved of d ...
Albuquerque Police Public Records Clerk Sues Chief for Ordering Him to Withhold Public Records

Albuquerque Police Public Records Clerk Sues Chief for Ordering Him to Withhold Public Records

The Albuquerque Police Department has found its way into another lawsuit. This time a former employee is suing on grounds of wrongful termination for not complying to Police Chief Gorden Eden's orders to find ways to deny public records request. The New Mexico police agency has been a ...
Texas Cop With History of Complaints Suspended After Body Cam Captures Him Kneeing Suspect in Groin

Texas Cop With History of Complaints Suspended After Body Cam Captures Him Kneeing Suspect in Groin

An aggressive Texas cop with a history of complaints and a reputation for not caring about those complaints was placed on paid leave after he was caught on camera kneeing a handcuffed man in the groin. San Juan police officer Juan Pablo Galindo was captured by his colleague's body ...
Colorado Will Require Police Applicants to Undergo Psychological Evaluations to Crack Down on Rogue Cops

Colorado Will Require Police Applicants to Undergo Psychological Evaluations to Crack Down on Rogue Cops

After it was revealed that Colorado has some of the weakest laws in the nation in weeding out bad cops, the state's police certification board implemented new standards that would make it mandatory for all potential police officers to receive psychological and physical evaluations before ...
Delaware Cop Acquitted for Kicking Man in Face as City Agrees to Settlement with Suspect

Delaware Cop Acquitted for Kicking Man in Face as City Agrees to Settlement with Suspect

After 16 hours of deliberation, a jury acquitted a Delaware cop on Tuesday for kicking a suspect full force in the head, causing his jaw to shatter. Dover police officer Thomas Webster IV was acquitted of felony assault and misdemeanor assault charges after deliberations spanned three ...
Florida Cops who Stole from Drug Dealers and Falsified Reports Fired from Department

Florida Cops who Stole from Drug Dealers and Falsified Reports Fired from Department

Fort Lauderdale cops Brian Dodge and Billy Koepke got off the hook in October after being acquitted for perjury, but couldn’t avoid the consequences from their department. According to the Sun Sentinel, both cops lost their jobs on Saturday. Dodge resigned before he was officially boo ...
Florida Fire Captain Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Nearly $200,000 from Abandoned Children Non-Profit

Florida Fire Captain Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Nearly $200,000 from Abandoned Children Non-Profit

  A disgraced Fire captain in Tampa pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $200,000 from Hope’s Children Home – a charity his father began for abandoned kids. Alfred Schaffer, 50, pleaded guilty to federal charges and is facing up to 20 years in the slammer. According to Tampa ...