Numerous children rescued from sex trafficking, victims afraid to speak to police because they are often involved

Numerous children rescued from sex trafficking, victims afraid to speak to police because they are often involved

A Genesee County sheriff’s deputy turned firefighter, is one of 17 arrested during a human trafficking sting in Flint, Michigan. Court documents show that  Matthew J. Hyde, 40, was charged with Accosting a Child for Immoral Purposes, Sexually Abusive Activity to a Child, and Using a Computer to Commit a Crime. The investigation began in […]

Two Florida deputies charged with falsifying report

Two Florida deputies charged with falsifying report

Following a Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) investigation, charges have been filed against two Central Florida law enforcement officers for falsifying a report. FDLE began its investigation in June at the request of Volusia County Sheriff Michael Chitwood. Investigators said Orange County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian Calkins gave Phillip Donaldson—who at the time was […]

Florida deputy arrested for stalking multiple victims

Florida deputy arrested for stalking multiple victims

Flagler County, Florida — Sheriff Rick Staly took swift action after it was discovered that one of his deputies had been harassing and stalking victims. The first victim, a 67-year-old Palm Coast man, had been the victim of an assault and battery at the hands of his neighbor. During that case, Deputy Dedorious Varnes responded […]

All four officers involved in George Floyd’s death arrested

All four officers involved in George Floyd’s death arrested

All four officers who were involved in the death of George Floyd have now been arrested and charged. According to Minnesota Attorney General, the two officers who helped restrain Floyd, Thomas Lane, 37 and J. Alexander Kueng, 26, and Tou Thao, 34, have been charged with Aiding and Abetting Second-degree Murder and Aiding and Abetting […]

Florida deputy investigated for excessive force, arrested

Florida deputy investigated for excessive force, arrested

Perry, Florida —  A Taylor County Sheriff’s Office deputy who has been under investigation for excessive use of force was arrested on May 5. Deputy Michael O’Connor has been under investigation since April 15 following an arrest on April 14, in which he was accused of using more force than necessary. O’Connor was not truthful […]

Dallas police officer drunk on job, arrested

Dallas police officer drunk on job, arrested

Dallas — On Monday, May 4, Dallas Police Officer Sr. Cpl. Sean Mock was arrested and charged with DUI. According to the Dallas Police Department, Mock was on duty and driving his marked patrol car at the time of his arrest. The department would not comment on how it came to be known that Mock […]

Cop, drunk, passed out behind wheel, will not face charges

Cop, drunk, passed out behind wheel, will not face charges

Aurora, Colorado — Judicial District Attorney George Brauchler announced February 6, that he could not pursue charges against Aurora Police Department Officer Nate Meier because other officers at the scene did not follow procedure and played favoritism. Officer Meier, in full uniform and his sidearm on his side, was found passed out behind the wheel […]

Police officer charged with murder after killing man who was handcuffed

Police officer charged with murder after killing man who was handcuffed

Prince George’s County, Maryland — Prince George’s County Police Chief Henry P. Stawinski announced on Tuesday that police officer, Michael Owen, who fatally shot Michael Green, a civilian who was handcuffed and in custody, has been charged with murder. The shooting occurred on Monday night. According to reports, Green was “intoxicated or under the influence […]

Maryland police officer raped woman, exposed her to HIV

Maryland police officer raped woman, exposed her to HIV

A Fairmount Heights, Maryland police officer is facing additional charges after it was discovered that he intentionally exposed a woman to HIV when he raped her. According to reports, Martique Vanderpool, 30, raped a woman at a police station following a September 6, traffic stop. Vanderpool was arrested in December but later released on bond. […]