Appeals Court Overturns Misconduct Conviction Against Former Hackensack Police ChiefFriday's ruling reversed those convictions and also upheld a lower court judge's decision reversing separate misconduct convictions.
4 Edison Officers, Officer’s Wife Indicted On Misconduct, Conspiracy ChargesFour Edison police officers and the wife of one officer have been indicted for multiple charges in two separate incidents, including official misconduct, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's office announced Friday.
Suffolk IT Commissioner Donald Rodgers Resigns Prior To Guilty PleaProsecutors said Rodgers failed to report ownership of a consulting firm and income from the firm on his county financial disclosure form.
Report: Secret Service Officers Under Investigation For Alleged MisconductThe 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.
2 JPMorgan Traders Charged For Alleged Role In Cover-Up Of $6 Billion In LossesPreet Bharara, the Manhattan U.S. attorney, hinted that the misconduct was not just the work of a couple of rogue traders, but was systemic in a bank that failed to keep adequate watch over its traders.
Bergen County Cops Indicted On Misconduct Charges Stemming From Wild ChaseThe charges are not centered on the officer's use of force, but rather what happened after the shooting incident. The grand jury indictment said the two officers removed shell casings from the scene and lied to detectives about what happened.
NYPD Watchdog Will Be Responsible For Prosecuting Future Misconduct CasesAttorneys for New York's police watchdog agency will now prosecute all misconduct cases that stem from complaints it receives and investigates, an unprecedented move that hands over some of the New York Police Department's control on how it handles allegations of bad behavior.
Police Misconduct Complaints Down In NYCAccording to the Civilian Complaint Review Board, there were 3,314 complaints against the NYPD from January through June 2010. In the first half of 2009, there were 4,017.
Feds Looking Into Claims Against Newark PoliceThe ACLU's New Jersey chapter asked the government in September to provide federal oversight of Newark's 1,300-officer department.