News in March 2012


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Australia: Senior Officer ordered to stand trial for assault
A senior central Victorian police officer has been ordered to stand trial for
allegedly assaulting a man and misleading a subsequent investigation into the

In 2010, the Office of Police Integrity (OPI) investigated claims Detective Leading
Senior Constable Grant Allan had... Read more
Egypt's police still in crisis after revolution
It was no coincidence that Egypt's uprising began on Police Day last year;
protesters' original demands included the resignation of the hated former interior
minister, Habib al-Adly, and an end to the abuses committed by his security forces.

One of the most... Read more
NJ Muslims, officials discuss NYPD surveillance
New Jersey's attorney general told Muslim leaders Saturday that he was still
looking into the extent of New York Police Department surveillance operations in
the state, yet stopped short of promising a formal investigation during a meeting
that both sides characterized... Read more
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Featured in: Police Ethics / Police integrity / Ethical dilemma /
Dubuque County Sheriff’s Deputy Charged with Burglary and Stalking
Dubuque, IOWA – Officers with the Dubuque Police Department received a report
from a local citizen regarding allegations against Dubuque County Sheriff’s Deputy
James Doyle, 47 years.
Based on the information developed in the initial investigation, the desire to maintain
the integrity... Read more
New Mexico police officer arrested on bribery, prostitution charges after allegedly soliciting women
Police in Albuquerque say they've arrested a state police officer after an
investigation that began when he was spotted picking up a prostitute.

A warrant charges 34-year-old Timothy Carlson with extortion, bribery, soliciting
prostitution, sex charges and violating ethics laws. He was... Read more
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UK: Police 'could use private contractors'
Two police forces in England and Wales are talking to private security firms about
letting them take over a much wider range of work than happens now, which
could include the investigation of crimes.
The West Midlands and Surrey forces are, with... Read more
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IG vows to prosecute corrupt policemen
MAKURDI—Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar, has vowed to check and prosecute police officers who perpetrate “organised corruption” and other forms of illegalities .

Abubakar also assured to “return the police to the people instead of making the people... Read more
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South Africa: Police captain involved in corruption
Cape Town - Suspended police captain Esmerelda Bailey appeared on corruption and other charges in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

Bailey, 43, was arrested last year in a police trap, and faces charges of corruption and the illegal sale... Read more
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UK: North Wales Police support officer could face jail
A POLICE community support officer has admitted misconduct in public office.

Defendant Lisa Stapley, 39, employed by North Wales Police, was originally charged with seven offences of misconduct.

She admitted four charges and the remaining three were allowed to remain on the file.

At... Read more
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Villa Rica Police chief disciplined for misconduct
CBS Atlanta News has learned that Villa Rica Police Chief Michael Mansour has been disciplined for his actions pertaining to a flag football game for charity, which occurred in 2008.

In a sworn deposition three months... Read more
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3 former NY police officials face criminal charges
MINEOLA, N.Y. — A former deputy commissioner and two other top Nassau County police officials surrendered Thursday to face allegations they pulled strings to drop a 2009 burglary investigation against the son of a wealthy department benefactor, prosecutors said.

Second Deputy... Read more
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