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23

Ex-police chief's bid for re-certification denied


The DCI began investigating the department after Eisenbarth reported that drug money was missing from the department's evidence locker. June 23, 2016 The former police chief of the Flandreau Police Department who resigned amid a state investigation into his department won't have his lawman's certification reinstated. Mike Eisenbarth had taken a job...
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27

Where’s the Missing Money in Mahanoy City?

WNEP Newswatch 16, wnep.comBYLINE: Dave Bohman, Newswatch 16 VIDEOMahanoy City, PAMAHANOY CITY -- Newswatch 16 has learned that money is missing from the police department in Mahanoy City, money seized in a drug case.Just days ago, the police chief suddenly retired. A specia...
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15

Former Tallassee assistant police chief enters guilty pleas

Montgomery Advertiser, montgomeryadvertiser.comBYLINE: Marty Roney, Montgomery AdvertiserTallassee, AL(Photo: Contributed)WETUMPKA Tallassee’s former assistant police chief has pleaded guilty to two theft related charges related to crimes while he was on duty.Chris Miles, 41...
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MAR
25

Former Alabama assistant police chief gets 41 months for beating suspect, selling confiscated marijuana

Alabama Media Group, al.comBYLINE: Jonathan Grass | , ALA federal court has sentenced former Tallassee Assistant Police Chief Chris Miles to 41 months in prison.Miles, 41, pleaded guilty on Nov. 17, 2015 to one count of deprivation of civil rights, two ...
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MAR
21

Leaked investigation reveals Flandreau police misconduct

ARGUS LEADER, argusleader.comBYLINE: Jonathan Ellis, , SDFlandreau Police Department logo(Photo: CityofFlandreau.com.)In January of 2013, several agents with the state Division of Criminal Investigation descended on the Flandreau Police Depar...
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MAR
17

Missing money and drugs:

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The Times-Picayune, NOLA.com BYLINE: Michelle Hunter, NOLA.com 2 VIDEOS Grand Isle, LAGrand Isle Police Dept. accused of sloppy evidence protocols JPSO Sheriff Newell Normand Discusses Grand Isle Police Dept. Probe Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand recounts improprieti...
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FEB
02

Updated: After indictment, Sullivan City police chief takes 'leave of absence'

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Associated Press, CBS 4 (KGBT-TV), valleycentral.comBYLINE: Dave HendricksSullivan City, TXSullivan City police Chief Miguel Martinez4:35 p.m. Update: Sullivan City police Chief Miguel Martinez took a "leave of absence" Tuesday, hours after the Hidalgo County District Attorn...
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JAN
23

Investigation of sheriff puts drug task force at risk

The News-Messenger, thenews-messenger.com BYLINE: Craig Shoup, Reporter, Sandusky County, OH Kyle Overmyer, Sandusky County Sheriff. (Photo: Molly Corfman/The News-Messenger) FREMONT - County police chiefs have considered pulling funding and manpower from ...
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JAN
23

DIGGING DEEPER: Beloit Police Department investigation turns up missing evidence, lack of training

27abcWKOW, wkow.com BYLINE: Kristen Barbaresi VIDEO Beloit, WI BELOIT (WKOW)-- The Beloit Police Department is undergoing an overhaul of policies and practices after an investigation turned up serious problems. The city paid $130,000 for an independent investigation into the...
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JAN
19

Sheriff denies wrongdoing, feels 'betrayed'

The News-Messenger, thenews-messenger.com BYLINE: Craig Shoup, Reporter, cshoup@gannett,com Sandusky County, OH Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer and his sister Tracy Overmyer, Sandusky County Clerk of Courts. Photo: Molly Corfman/The News-Messenger FREMONT - Sandusky Co...
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NOV
12

Ex-Tallassee police officer indicted;

www.al.comBYLINE: Kelsey Stein | , ALalready accused of stealing gun, coercing confessionA former Tallassee assistant police chief – already facing charges of breaking into a business, stealing a gun from an evidence locker and coercing confessions in a...
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SEP
15

Evidence room breach at Tulsa County Sheriff's Office under investigation

Tulsa World, NewsOK, newsok.comBYLINE: COREY JONES, Tulsa World, County, OKIn this July 13 photo, Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz listens to proceedings of a county commissioners meeting in Tulsa. [AP Photo]A breach of security in an eviden...
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MAY
29

Ropesville Police Chief Arrested Friday by D.A.’s Office


Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., EverythingLubbock.com, everythinglubbock.comBYLINE: Staff, Ropesville, TXImage of Ashley Everett Ramirez from Hockley Co. JailLEVELLAND, TX -- The City of Ropesville Police Chief, Ashley Everett Ramirez, 40, was arres...
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MAY
13

Former southeastern Indiana police chief sentenced for stealing cash from evidence room

Greensburg Daily News, Daily Reporter, greenfieldreporter.comBYLINE: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Greenspurg, INGREENSBURG, Indiana — A southeastern Indiana woman who rose to police chief from dispatcher may spend a year behind bars after stealing $75,000 from the property room to f...
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MAR
05

Ex-police chief pleads guilty in missing money case

INDYSTAR, indystar.comBYLINE: Associated Press Greensburg, INStacey Chasteen (Photo: FOX59)GREENSBURG, Ind. (AP) — The former police chief in Greensburg has pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from the disappearance of more than $70,000 from the police department's evi...
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FEB
17

Indiana State Police audit results in arrest of former Greensburg police chief

WorldNow and WXIX, Fox19 Now, fox19.comBYLINE: Nathan VicarGreensburg, INStacey L Chasteen, 49, of Seymour turned herself into ISP Detectives Tracy Rohlfing and Pete Tressler at the Decatur County Jail, police said (FOX19 NOW Stock Photo)GREENSBURG, IN (FOX19) - The results ...
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Atlantic Beach police chief resigns under criminal investigation

St. Augustine Record, staugustine.comBYLINE: DEREK GILLIAM, Beach, FLAtlantic Beach Police Chief Michael Classey resigned Tuesday after being suspended Friday because of an active criminal investigation, according to city officials.Inte...
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JUL
22

Prosecutor says ex-sheriff treated 'evidence room like his personal tool shed'

Schurz Communications Inc., KSPR,ABC33,kspr.com/St. Clair County, MORon Snodgrass (2007, news archives)SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted a former sheriff of St. Clair County for stealing property recovered in criminal cases and for selling a stolen f...
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MAR
05

Total disaster': Former chief describes evidence room;

Belleville News-Democrat, bnd.comBYLINE: BETH HUNDSDORFERCentreville, ILDNA evidence questionedThe evidence room at the Centreville Police Department was a "total disaster," said James Mister, the former chief, who was accused of burning evidence by an attorney representing ...
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FEB
11

Egremont police officers testify on hearing on evidence breach

The Berkshire Eagle, berkshireeagle.comBYLINE: John Sakata, Berkshire Eagle StaffEgremont, MAEGREMONT -- Lawyers representing two men facing drug charges will know by March 27 whether their cases will be dismissed because two Egremont officers violated protocol by breaking i...
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FEB
05

NH police chief resigns over use of inmate help

Associated Press, hosted2.ap.org/NHWLVBYLINE: Associated PressEast Kingston, NHCONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The police chief in the New Hampshire town of East Kingston has resigned over managerial issues regarding inmate help from the local county jail.Attorney General Joseph Foster...
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DEC
31

Sentencing for former Jennings chief on hold

KATC-TV3, katc.comBYLINE: The Associated PressJennings, LAJENNINGS, La. (AP) - A sentencing date has not been set for a former Jennings police chief accused of taking drugs and money from the police department's evidence room.Fifty-three-year-old Johnny Lassiter pleaded guil...
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NOV
25

Former Arkansas police chief pleads guilty to drug charge

Jonesboro Sun, Arkansas Television Company, THV11, thv11.comBYLINE: The Associated PressTrumann, AR(Photo: Thinkstock)HARRISBURG, Ark. (AP) - Former Trumann Police Chief Tony Rusher has pleaded guilty to a drug charge as part of a plea deal that allows him to avoid a prison ...
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SEP
19

Court date reset for former Jennings police chief

American Press, americanpress.comBYLINE: Doris Maricle / American PressJennings, LAJohnny LassiterJENNINGS — A former Jennings police chief accused of taking items from the department’s evidence room while serving as evidence custodian had his court date delayed this week.Jo...
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JUL
17

Cornelius police complete first full evidence inventory in 18 years, chief says


The Oregonian, oregonlive.comBYLINE: Rebecca Woolington, The OregonianCornelius, ORKen Summers Cornelius Police DepartmentThe Cornelius Police Department on Tuesday completed the first full inventory of its evidence room in at least 18 years, Chief Ken Summers told the polic...
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JUL
01

Beaverton police captains too slow to react to property missing from evidence room, documents say

The Oregonian, oregonlive.comBYLINE: Rebecca Woolington, The OregonianBeaverton, ORBeaverton Police Chief Geoff Spalding determined two captains violated department standards when they failed to take timely action last year after learning that property was missing from the a...
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JUN
13

Coroner: 2013-06-13_Caseyville police chief facing charges kills self


KMOV.com, kmov.comBYLINE: KMOV.com staffCRIMINAL COMPLAINTCaseyville, IlCASEYVILLE, Ill.—A police chief in Caseyville facing official misconduct charges was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound at his Fairview Heights home on Thursday.J.D. Roth’s body was f...
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MAY
17

Investigation under way after evidence tampering reported at police department

Team 5 Investigates, WCVB-TV, wcvb.comBYLINE: Kathy CurranAshland, NCProbe continues into Ashland Police Department, former chiefASHLAND, Mass. — Team 5 Investigates has uncovered new allegations of evidence tampering and missing evidence at the Ashland Police Department.Thi...
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MAR
20

PD audit reveals money shortage

Sequoyah County Times, sequoyahcountytimes.comBYLINE: Sally Maxwell Senior Staff WriterSallisaw, OKAn audit of the Sallisaw Police Department was given to City Manager Bill Baker on March 4.The audit was prompted by accusations by other police officers about Sallisaw Police ...
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MAR
18

Former APD evidence room manager pleads guilty to embezzling drugs

Mountain Xpress, mountainx.comBYLINE: David ForbesAsheville, NCWilliam Lee Smith, the former evidence room manager, showing citizens around the room in 2009.Former Asheville Police Department evidence room manager William Lee Smith has pleaded guilty to a federal charge for ...
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MAR
08

IMPD Officer David Bisard trial date set for Oct. 15th

WorldNow and WTHR 13, wthr.comIndianapolis, INDavid BisardNDIANAPOLIS - Suspended Indianapolis Metro Police Officer David Bisard will go on trial for his role in a deadly 2010 crash in October.An Allen County judge set the trial date for October 15th at a hearing Friday. Bis...
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FEB
23

Michael Palmer, West Columbia Police Chief, Accused of Stealing Drugs from Ongoing Cases


Houston Press, houstonpress.comBYLINE: Casey MichelWest Columbia, TXIf found, please contact the Brazoria County DA's office.After being accused of swiping pills from his department's ongoing investigations, West Columbia Police Chief Michael Palmer has been jailed for drug ...
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JAN
16

Burglary


WWL-TV, Inc., Crime News, wwltv.comBYLINE: Ashley Rodrigue / Eyewitness News, , LAKENTWOOD, La. - Kentwood Police Chief Greg Newton turned himself into authorities Wednesday morning after an investigation uncovered $2,000 seized from a burglary tha...
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JAN
11

Former Jennings Police Chief Accused Of Stealing From Evidence Room

KATC-TV3, katc.comBYLINE: Jim Hummel Jennings, LAFormer Jennings Police Chief Johnny Lassiter (pictured) is under arrest, accused of stealing items from the department's evidence room.Lassiter is facing charges of theft (over $1,500), malfeasance in office, obstruction of ju...
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NOV
05

New Athens police chief charged with stealing iPad, iPod from evidence room

KMOV.com, kmov.comBYLINE: KMOV.com staffLink to ArticleOne VideoNew Athens, ILBELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOV) – New Athens Police Chief Dallas Hill is accused of stealing two electronic devices from the evidence room for personal use.Hill, 27, was charged Monday with two counts of o...
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OCT
28

Ex-Caddo police chief sentenced to one year in jail

Durant Daily Democrat, durantdemocrat.comLink to ArticleCaddo, OKA former Caddo Police Chief convicted of embezzlement has been sentenced to one year in jail.During a trial last month, a jury found Troy O’Neal Glover, 39, guilty taking a revolver from the Caddo Police Depart...
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OCT
02

Ex-Cop Cops Plea on Theft Charges

Gray Television, Inc., WTVY-TV, wtvy.comBYLINE: News ReleaseLink to ArticleDothan, ALFormer Airport Police Chief Tony Walker pleaded no contest Monday to grand theft, two counts of dealing in stolen property and tampering with evidence for stealing and selling guns from the ...
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SEP
27

Ex-Oklahoma police chief convicted of embezzlement

The Oklahoman, NewsOK, newsok.comBYLINE: THE ASSOCIATED PRESSLink to ArticleBryan County, OKDURANT — An Oct. 26 formal sentencing date has been set for a former Bryan County police chief who was convicted of embezzlement for taking a revolver from an evidence locker room.A j...
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03

Portales PD says they are headed in the right direction


WorldNow, KFDA News Channel 10, newschannel10.comBYLINE: Eric RossLink to ArticlePortales, NM Portales, New Mexico- The Portales Police Department is opening up to NewsChannel 10 and admitting their flaws outlined in a recent audit. Lack of communication, sloppy handling of ...
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Former Greenville Police Chief Dealing With Major Evidence Room Mess In Asheville

Gray Television, Inc., WITN, witn.comLink to ArticleAug 06, 2012Former Greenville Police Chief Dealing With Major Evidence Room Mess In AshevilleAsheville, NCAsheville police are still trying to sort through problems in the department's evidence room with a new chief at the ...
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Asheville police evidence room remains a mess

North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, nclawyersweekly.comBYLINE: The Associated PressLink to ArticleAsheville, NCASHEVILLE (AP) — Asheville police are still trying to sort through problems in the department’s evidence room.The agency has spent $175,000 since the problems first came...
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MAY
11

Ex-West Melbourne police chief sues city over termination

Cox Media Group, WFTV 9, wftv.comLink to ArticleWest Melbourne, FLWEST MELBOURNE, Fla. —The former West Melbourne police chief is suing the city and several council members over his firing last week.The council voted 5-2 to terminate Brian Lock, saying he didn't discipline o...
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MAY
10

UPDATE: Airport police chief resigns, arrested


Freedom Communications, News Herald, newsherald.comBYLINE: CHRIS SEGAL / News Herald WriterLink to ArticleBay County, FLTony WalkerFormer deputy faces gun theft chargesWEST BAY — The former airport police chief was arrested and charged Wednesday afternoon for a 2006 incident...
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MAY
03

Granite Falls ex-police chief focus of investigation


The Daily Herald Co., heraldnet.comBYLINE: Rikki King and Eric Stevick, Herald Writers, to ArticleGranite Falls, COAbout $2,000 was returned after an investigation of Tony Domish's time leading the Granite Falls department found the money was illegall...
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01

IMPD deputy chief cleared in Bisard evidence mix-up, back on the job

WXIN-TV, fox59.comBYLINE: Russ McQuaidLink to ArticleIndianapolis, INTop-ranking policewoman cleared in Bisard evidence mix-upVal Cunningham (May 1, 2012)Indianapolis - Deputy Chief Val Cunningham has returned to work at the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department after ...
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Former East St. Louis police chief gets 1 year for theft


Belleville News-Democrat, bnd.comBYLINE: CAROLYN P. SMITH - News-DemocratLink to ArticleEast St. Louis, ILMichael Baxton in a 2008 file photo. - BNDA federal judge sentenced former East St. Louis Police Chief Michael Baxton to a year in prison Friday afternoon.Baxton's sente...
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Ex-Local Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Taking Pistols From Evidence Room

BYLINE: Paul J. GatelyLink to ArticleWaco, TXRob Williams (Jail photo)WACO (April 20, 2012) -- Former Texas State Technical College police Chief Robert Ashley "Rob" Williams pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of abuse of official capacity.He was accused of taking pistols from...
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Sergeant's suit charges Bergen County police with misconduct

The Record, North Jersey Media Group Inc., northjersey.comBYLINE: JAMES QUIRK STAFF WRITER, The Record, to ArticleBergen County, NJA sergeant with the Bergen County Police Department has filed a $3 million civil suit against his colleagues, accusing...
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MAR
17

West Mifflin ex-police chief to be sentenced for federal crimes

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, post-gazette.comBYLINE: Jan Ackerman / Pittsburgh Post-GazetteLink to ArticleMifflin, PAWest Mifflin's former police chief is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court for drug convictions and obstruction of justice tomorrow, even as state and feder...
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16

Trumann detective fired after investigation

Poinsett County Democrat Tribune, democrattribune.comBYLINE: Link to ArticleTrumann, ARTrumann police investigator Erik Willbanks was fired March 7 following an investigation into former Police Chief Tony's Rusher use of prescription drugs from the department's evidence room...
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