Police ethics

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces the firing Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 of Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
December 02, 2019 - 7:45 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired the city’s retiring police superintendent Monday, citing “ethical lapses” that included telling lies about a recent incident in which Eddie Johnson was found asleep at the wheel of his car after having drinks. Named to the job in the wake of a...
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FILE - In a Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 file photo, attorney Michael Bromwich listens as Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee, in Washington. Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison announced Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 that Bromwich, a former federal prosecutor who represented one of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers, will lead an independent review of a corruption-plagued unit of the Baltimore Police Department. (Win McNamee/Pool Image via AP, File)
October 23, 2019 - 4:48 pm
A former federal prosecutor who represented one of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's accusers has been picked to lead an independent review of a corruption-plagued unit of the Baltimore Police Department, the department's chief announced Wednesday. Michael Bromwich will have "full...
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October 22, 2019 - 5:36 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police sergeant and an officer in his gang crime squad were convicted Tuesday on charges alleging that they lied to judges to obtain search warrants and then stole cash and drugs from the properties they searched. Jurors found Sgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado...
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FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2018, file photo, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill gestures after inspecting the APEC 2018 International Media Center at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea police say they have an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister O’Neill for official corruption. The acting police commissioner said O’Neill was in a hotel in the capital but refusing to cooperate. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
October 15, 2019 - 3:37 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Papua New Guinea police said Tuesday they were seeking the arrest of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for official corruption but the former leader of the South Pacific island nation was refusing to cooperate. But Australian Broadcasting Corp. reported from Port Moresby that...
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RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT TO 25 CITY OFFICERS - FILE - In this July 27, 2016 file photo, Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, right, holds a news conference in Baltimore. Baltimore’s top prosecutor has begun asking judges to throw out hundreds of convictions she says were tainted by discredited officers. Mosby’s review found a total of 790 criminal cases handled by 25 city officers she says cannot be trusted. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)
October 04, 2019 - 4:16 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top prosecutor has begun asking judges to throw out nearly 800 convictions that she said were tainted by officers linked to a corruption scandal. The Baltimore Sun reported Friday that State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's review found 790 criminal cases handled by 25 city...
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Alek Minassian, top, is seen during a police interview in a still frame taken from handout video footage. A newly released video shows a man accused of driving a van into pedestrians in Toronto and killing 10 people telling police he accomplished his mission and that he’s part of an online group of sexually frustrated men who plot attacks against people who have sex. (Superior Court of Justice/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 27, 2019 - 5:52 am
TORONTO (AP) — A newly released video shows a man who allegedly used a van to kill 10 pedestrians in Toronto telling police that belonged to an online community of sexually frustrated men who plot attacks against people who have sex. Alek Minassian faces 10 counts of first-degree murder and 16...
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Afghan Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi gives an interview at the Ministry of the Interior in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. Andarabi said Sunday that police make up 70% of the casualties among security forces in relentless attacks by Taliban and Islamic State insurgents. He said a slow, steady overhaul is underway. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
September 22, 2019 - 4:16 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police in Afghanistan are one of the country's most-criticized security forces, denigrated as corrupt and inept. Yet Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi says police are also the hardest hit, taking 70% of all casualties among government forces, dozens of whom die each day...
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September 11, 2019 - 9:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Police have arrested two people, including a player's agent, as part of an international money laundering and corruption investigation in soccer. Brussels prosecutors said that several raids took place in Monaco, Belgium and London on Tuesday and Wednesday. Belgian police cooperated...
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In this Tuesday June 4, 2019 photograph, Sean Ellis poses for a photo at the law office of his attorney Rosemary Scapicchio in Boston. During the 22 years he spent in prison after being convicted of killing a Boston police detective, Ellis believed there was something suspicious about the officers who led the murder investigation. He just couldn’t prove it. It would take years of digging and scores of public information requests from his attorneys to uncover evidence that several officers investigating the 1993 murder case were involved in criminal activity, information that wasn’t shared with the defense. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 01, 2019 - 4:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — During the 22 years he spent in prison after being convicted of killing a Boston police detective, Sean Ellis believed there was something suspicious about the officers who led the murder investigation. He just couldn't prove it. It would take years of digging and scores of public...
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July 29, 2019 - 12:34 pm
MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Court says it has accepted the request of state anti-corruption prosecutors to probe Spain's second-biggest bank for allegedly paying a police investigator to carry out industrial espionage. The National Court said Monday that it will investigate the BBVA bank for...
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