Allegations

US President Barack Obama (L), surrounded by US Secret Service agents, walks to greet guests upon arrival on Air Force One at Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Florida, on April 13, 2012. (Photo credit SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Secret Service Officers Under Investigation For Alleged Misconduct

The allegations do not appear to involve a direct breach of Obama’s security, but rather sexually-related misconduct, recalling previous scandals that have cast a spotlight on the service and its traditionally male-dominated culture.

11/13/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Attorney: Cops In The Bronx Arrested Innocent People To Make Quotas

An attorney on Tuesday claimed some NYPD detectives in the Bronx lied and arrested innocent people over a period of several years, in an effort to meet quotas.

10/15/2013

Vito Lopez

Assemblyman Lopez Says He’s Staying In Office Despite Harassment Claims

New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D-Brooklyn) said Monday that he will be staying in the Assembly, even though he lost his committee chairmanship and seniority after a finding that he violated sexual harassment policies.

01/14/2013

Kevin Clash arrives at the 34th Kennedy Center Honors held at the Kennedy Center Hall of States on December 4, 2011 in Washington. (credit: Michael Tran/Getty Images)

Accuser Recants Underage Sex Allegations Against Elmo Puppeteer

A man has now recanted his claims, after splashing across the headlines accusing Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who plays Elmo on “Sesame Street,” of having a sexual affair with him when he was underage.

11/13/2012

Newark Police (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Feds Looking Into Claims Against Newark Police

The ACLU’s New Jersey chapter asked the government in September to provide federal oversight of Newark’s 1,300-officer department.

01/20/2011

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

NYPD Appoints Panel To Study How It Tracks Crime

The group will start work immediately and spend six months looking into whether crimes are being misclassified. It will review the department’s Compstat crime reporting system.

01/05/2011