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Why was an Atlantic Beach Police Officer Rehired by Three Police Departments While Under Investigation for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor?

An Atlantic Beach Police Officer was fired on January 3 – the day after he was arrested and charged with...

Police Misconduct – Why do Police Departments Rehire Offenders?

Police Misconduct – Why do Police Departments Rehire Offenders?

When a police department fires an officer because of dishonesty, physical abuse, or sexual misconduct, you would think the ex-officer...

Utah Nurse Part II: A Cover Up?

Utah Nurse Part II: A Cover Up?

The patient that Detective Jeff Payne was attempting to draw blood from was a reserve police officer from Rigby, Idaho....

Utah Nurse: the Rest of the Story… Part I

Utah Nurse: the Rest of the Story… Part I

Last week, a story broke about a nurse at a hospital in Utah who was assaulted and arrested by a...

But for Video . . .

But for Video . . .

The good old days when a police officer could execute a person, provide a reasonable explanation, and walk away with...

Lawsuit Filed Against Florence County Sheriff’s Office

Lawsuit Filed Against Florence County Sheriff’s Office

Florence County Sheriff’s Office arrested two pilots last year for flying a Lake City helicopter the day before it was...

Horry County Police Department Sexcapades

Horry County Police Department Sexcapades

Four former HCPD officers/detectives were indicted September 15 for misconduct.  They are being prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office and...

Utah v. Strieff – can police now stop and search you without probable cause?

Utah v. Strieff – can police now stop and search you without probable cause?

In Utah v. Strieff, decided June 20, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court apparently decided that incremental erosion of our Fourth...

Andrew Thomas and Lisa Aubuchon disbarred

Andrew Thomas and Lisa Aubuchon disbarred

Former Maricopa County, Arizona, Attorney Andrew Thomas and his deputy, Lisa Aubuchon, were disbarred today.  Another deputy, Rachel Alexander, was...

Jim Preacher, again

Jim Preacher, again

I’ve written about Jim Preacher, Norway’s mayor and former chief of police in Norway and Ehrhardt, S.C.  in the past,...