Nurse suing Chicago police department after officer cuffed her and put her in a squad car because she wouldn’t submit to his demand to do blood work on a DUI suspect. The nurse says (and appears to be correct) she was following hospital protocol.
FBI investigating 12 Burbank police officers for “use of force, defensive tactics, Tasers, pepper spray, or the rules and ramifications pertaining to the use of excessive force or a violation of civil/constitutional rights.”
Assault charges dropped against Missouri man accused of driving his car at police officers after video shows officers lied on the police report.
An arbitrator has ruled an Ohio cop must be given back his job with back pay after he was fired for (a) driving drunk, (b) calling dispatch to see where his fellow officers were patrolling so he could avoid getting stopped, and (c) undermining a domestic violence investigation of his friend. He has been disciplined seven other times.
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