Hogan cautions police in email

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina)BYLINE: By, Jon OstendorffAsheville, NCOutgoing Police Chief Bill Hogan, in a memo to staff announcing he would retire, cautioned that coming months would be crucial for the departm...

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Bunnell Police Miscues Helping To Lessen Case Against Ex-Cops John and Lisa Murray

News-Journal, FlaglerLive, flaglerlive.comLink to ArticleBunnell, FLThe case pits ex-cops Lisa and John Murrays against Bunnell Police Chief Arthur Jones, center.Shoddy and inexplicable police work, a running theme through a ...

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Missing evidence halts man's trial;

Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville), SECTION: Pg. A-1BYLINE: Teresa StepzinskiCamden County, FLT-shirt murder suspect had on at time of his arrest was seized, but appears goneWOODBINE - A judge abruptly recessed Larry Nathanie...

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DA slams APD evidence conduct

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina)BYLINE: By, Clarke MorrisonBuncombe County, NCThe Police Department waited five weeks before acknowledging it could not account for more than 100 items taken as evidence, Buncombe C...

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Guns, other evidence missing, sample audit says

The Asheville Citizen-Times (North Carolina)BYLINE: Joel BurgessAsheville, NCPolice have lost track of at least 27 guns seized as evidence, along with dozens of packages of cash and drugs, according to audit findings released...

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SBI seals APD evidence room, investigating missing drugs

MOUNTAIN Xpress, mountainx.comBYLINE: David ForbesLink to ArticleAsheville, NC***UPDATED 2:13 p.m. Thursday***The State Bureau of Investigation has sealed, and is investigating, the Police Department property room due to 397 ...

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APD Chief: Incident Of Missing Evidence Is Heartbreaking

WPAS News Channel 7, wspa.comBYLINE: Rich Klindworth , WSPA StaffAsheville, NCMissing evidence has led to an audit of the room and the 90,000 pieces of evidence insideASHEVILLE, N.C. -- More than 2,000 pending felony cases ma...

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Jailer’s case may go to grand jury

The Marietta Times, mariettatimes.comBYLINE: Brad Bauer, County, OHCharges could be filed against a former Washington County Jail administrator, following an investigation into missing medic...

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FDLE: Guns and drugs missing from Windermere Police Department

Orlando Sentinel, orlandosentinel.comBYLINE: Henry Pierson Curtis, Orlando SentinelWindermere, FLPhoto of the Windermere evidence room. Windermere Police Department, Windermere Police Department / March 22, 2011Evidence locke...

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State police investigate disappearance of prescription drugs from Marshall sheriff's office

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, therepublic.comMarshall County, WV>MOUNDSVILE, W.Va. — State police are investigating the disappearance of a box of prescription painkillers from the Marshall County Sheriff's Office.Sheriff John Gruzink...

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Former King County narcotics detective arrested in Arkansas

Hearst Communications Inc., seattlepi.comBYLINE: SCOTT GUTIERREZ, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFFLink to ArticleKing County, WAA former King County Sheriff's narcotics detective has been arrested in Arkansas after he was accused of steal...

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E-mails: Broomfield looks for 'leaker,' blames media

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9 Wants to Know, www.9news.comBYLINE: Deborah.Sherman, to ArticleOne VideoBroomfield, COBROOMFIELD - E-mails from Broomfield's police chief and city council members show they're blaming the medi...

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GBI probe of missing drugs leads to change of police protocols

Gwinnett Daily Post, gwinnettdailypost.comBYLINE: Tyler Estep, Staff Writer, County, GACharles Walters LAWRENCEVILLE — Most of the missing cocaine that was the root of a GBI investiga...

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Missing evidence stirs accusations

My FOX Tampa Bay, myfoxtampabay.comBYLINE: Doug Smith, FOX 13 Investigative reporterLink to ArticleDownload VideoManatee County, FLBRADENTON - The news came as a shock and embarrassment: the Manatee County Sheriff's Office ha...

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Former cop faces felony charges

Pinellas Park Beacon, tbnweekly.comBYLINE: JULIANA A. TORRESLink to ArticlePinellas Park, FLBradley SerataPINELLAS PARK – Former Pinellas Park police Officer Bradley Serata stood on the opposite end of a mug shot photo at the...

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MURDER EVIDENCE GOT TOSSED

Daily News (New York), SPORTS FINAL EDITION, NEWS; Pg. 13BYLINE: JAKE PEARSON DAILY NEWS WRITER With Rocco ParascandolaBrooklyn, NYVICTIM'S BROTHER WAITS 28 YEARS FOR COPS TO TRACK DOWN KILLER, THEN FINDS OUT . . .A BROOKLYN ...

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Newark cop resigns after probe into missing Miley Cyrus concert tickets

The Star-Ledger (Newark, New Jersey), MONMOUTH/OCEAN EDITION, NEWS; Pg. 001, Newark Morning Ledger Co.BYLINE: James Queally, Star-Ledger StaffNewark, NJA decorated police sergeant lost his job earlier this month after he was ...

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100-box search fails to find missing evidence in Lincoln murder case

Lincoln Journal Star, journalstar.comBy PETER SALTER / JournalStar.comLink to ArticleLancaster County, NEDarrel Parker carries a bucket of sunflower seeds to a bird feeder in his Moline, Ill., backyard. Parker retired as park...

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Police gun storage got sloppy, shotgun missing and backlog in firearms due to be destroyed: Liu

NYDailyNews.comBY Mike Mclaughlin, DAILY NEWS WRITERLink to ArticleBrooklyn, NYJohn Liu, city comptroller, said an audit by hisoffice revealed lax gun storage policy. Acker/BloombergA city audit has uncovered problems at the ...

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Roosters missing after cockfighting bust

Link to ArticleLink to VideoBakersfield, CARemember that huge cockfighting ring busted in Bakersfield in November? Scores of participants fled the scene when authorities showed up. As for the roosters, they were supposed to b...

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Report: Evidence gone or destroyed in 4 cold cases

The Capital Times, http://www.madison.com/tct, The Associated Press State & Local WireMadison, WIA newspaper report says at least four of 10 older, unsolved murder cases being investigated by the Dane County Sheriff's Office,...

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Police Chief Places Himself On Paid Leave

TheIndyChannel.com, 6 News On Your Sidehttp://www.theindychannel.com/news/25909446/detail.htmlLink to ArticleLink to VideoZionsville, INZionsville Police Chief Rick DowdenDowden's Actions Under MicroscopeZIONSVILLE, Ind. -- Z...

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LOST IN THE SHUFFLE;

The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin), SECTION: THE CAP TIMES; Pg. 18BYLINE: By STEVEN ELBOW » The Capital Times » County, WIPOLICE HAVE THROWN OUT OR LOST EVIDENCE IN AT LEAST FOUR DANE COUNTY COLD CA...

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Evidence lost in at least 4 Dane County cold cases


Capital Times, CT The Cap Times, host.madison.comBYLINE: STEVEN ELBOW | The Capital Times | County, WIAccess to the evidence room maintained by the Dane County Sheriff’s Office is highly restricted. Thi...

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Zionsville police chief subject of ISP probe

LIN Television Corporation, WTSHTV8, wishtv.comBYLINE: Gene Rodriguez Link to ArticleZionsville, INZIONSVILLE, Ind. (WISH) - Another central Indiana law enforcement official is under investigation. But 24-Hour News 8 has lear...

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Former LMPD recruit accused of theft

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WDRB Fox 41, fox41.comLink to ArticleLouisville, KYTroy Hilpp, former LMPD recruitLMPD Property RoomLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB Fox 41) -- A man who wanted to be a Louisville Metro Police Officer has been accused of stealing from t...

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Evidence room investigation still ongoing

TimesDispatch.com, timesdispatch.comBYLINE: Mark Bowes | TIMES-DISPATCH STAFF WRITERHopewell, VAA Virginia State Police investigation into chronic problems within the Hopewell Bureau of Police's property and evidence room sti...

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Chattahoochee Police Chief Turns In Resignation

BYLINE: Chuck Poullard, Fulton County Crime ExaminerLink to ArticleChattahoochee Hills, GACheif resigns under GBI Investigation - Photo: Fox 5 AtlantaThe Police Chief of Chattahoochee Damon Jones resigned Wednesday morning ef...

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Audit Shows $2,000 Missing From Police Department

The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register, news-register.netBYLINE: MIKE HUGHESLink to ArticleMartins Ferry, OHA state audit of the city of Martins Ferry's finances recently revealed that more than $2,000 is missing from the...

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St. Petersburg police hunt for missing guns — inside own department

St. Petersburg Times, tampabay.comBYLINE: Jamal Thalji, Times Staff WriterLink to ArticleSt. Petersburg, FLST. PETERSBURG — Law enforcement has the power to seize a lot of useful stuff from the bad guys: cash, cars and especi...

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CPS told to buck up ideas over cases

Daily Post (Liverpool, England), Pg. 10 ISSN: 0962-7553Liverpool, EnglandHUNDREDS of defendants escaped justice due to failures of prosecutors and police that cost more than pounds 650,000 last year, inspectors said today. Ca...

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Hearing today in Laster murder case

Sentinel Communications, Orlando Sentinel (Florida) FINAL, LOCAL & BUSINESS; FLORIDA; Regional Report; Pg. B3BYLINE: Anthony Colarossi, Orlando SentinelOrange County, FLThe attorney for a former Winter Garden teacher charged ...

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Hearing OK'd in Galloway murder case

The Bradenton Herald (Florida), brandon.comBYLINE: BETH BURGER; County, FLMANATEE -- A judge gave the defense attorneys for a teen convicted of second-degree murder the green light to take deposit...

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Clallam prosecutor's race shifts to debate about evidence

Peninsula Daily NewsBYLINE: Rob Ollikainen, Peninsula Daily NewsLink to ArticleClallam County, WASEQUIM -- A former Clallam County evidence technician charged with stealing $8,644 from the Sheriff's Office property room becam...

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More security after lost evidence

The Union Leader (Manchester, NH), Union Leader Corp., Pg. 02BYLINE: DAN O'BRIEN, Union Leader CorrespondentAuburn, NHAUBURN -- The police department is slated to install updated security equipment in its evidence room after ...

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The myth of CSI;

The Boston Globe, EDITORIAL OPINION; Opinion; Pg. 15BYLINE: Douglas StarrBoston, MAIn reality, many forensic science labs are corrupt or incompetentTHE CONTROVERSY about whether the state's chief medical examiner falsified hi...

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Investigation ends, Auburn officer quits

UnionLeader.comBULINE: GRETYL MACALASTER, Union Leader CorrespondentLink to ArticleAuburn, NHFormer Auburn police Lt. David Flight is shown in this undated file photo. (NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS ARCHIVES)AUBURN – A 21-year police dep...

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No charges arising out of missing knives case

The Citizen of Laconia, citizen.comBYLINE: BEA LEWIS, Hampton / Belknap County, NHBelknap County Attorney Jim Carroll, in reviewing an investigative report filed by the Belknap County Sheriff's Departm...

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Police evidence: Comprehensive inventory control is key to cracking cases

Trib Total Media, Inc, yourplum.comBYLINE: Karen Zapf, Staff WriterLink to ArticlePlum, PAPlum police learned just how important it is to properly handle evidence. A resident came to the police station in March 2002 to retrie...

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Audit reveals almost 200 police firearms can't be accounted for

The Herald Sun, heraldsun.com.auBYLINE: Mark Buttler, Herald SunLink to ArticleMelbourne, AustraliaALMOST 200 shotguns, semi-automatics and revolvers held by Victoria Police can't be accounted for, an embarrassing audit has r...

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Lincoln Heights to seek audit of troubled police department;

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)BYLINE: By, Quan TruongLincoln Heights, OHLINCOLN HEIGHTS - At the urging of the police chief, the village of Lincoln Heights will be paying for a third party to come in and audit the police depa...

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Lawyer: Missing exhibits solidify Latrobe man's innocence

Tribune-Review (Greensburg, PA)BYLINE: Liz ZembaFayette County, PAThe attorney for a Latrobe man convicted 24 years ago of a double homicide contends that alleged "missing" trial exhibits are further evidence his client was w...

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Felicity police captain accused of tampering with evidence;

The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)BYLINE: Jennifer BakerFelicity, OHFELICITY - A veteran police captain facing up to five years in prison if he's found guilty of a drug-related charge of tampering with evidence was released from ...

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Felicity Police Captain charged with evidence tampering

fox19.comLink to ArticleFelicity, OHCaptain Delmas "Gee" Pack Clermont County JailFELICITY, OH (FOX19) - A Felicity Police Captain was arrested and charged Thursday evening for tampering with evidence by the Clermont County S...

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Audit: Middletown Police Improperly Handle Evidence

NORTH COUNTRY GAZETTE, northcountrygazette.orgLink to ArticleMiddletown, NYMIDDLETOWN—The police department’s property and evidence policy needs improvement because it did not require any written procedures for handling and s...

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Smith appealing dismissal from city police force

Cleveland Daily Banner, clevelandbanner.comBYLINE: DAVID DAVIS, Managing EditorLink to ArticleCleveland, OHA Cleveland police officer dismissed for mishandling evidence is appealing the decision to City Manager Janice Casteel...

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Officer fired in evidence mishandling

Cleveland Daily Banner, clevelandbanner.comBYLINE: DAVID DAVISCleveland, OHA city police officer was dismissed from his job Friday afternoon for what Cleveland Police Chief Wes Snyder described as a matter concerning the chai...

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Probe of police department won't be over soon

Muskegon Chronicle (Michigan) SECTION: A; Pg. BYLINE: HEATHER LYNN PETERSMuskegon Heights, MIMUSKEGON HEIGHTS -- While authorities can't pinpoint a date, it's safe to say the ongoing investigation of the Muskegon Heights Poli...

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JC seeks source of cash stash

Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, New York) FRONT; Pg. A1BYLINE: STEVE REILLY, , Staff WriterJohnson City, NYOver $100,000 found in police department cabinetJOHNSON CITY - Call it the $100,000 question.That...

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Missing sheriffs evidence investigated

SmallTownPapers, Inc., The Raton Range (New Mexico)BYLINE: Todd WildermuthColfax County, NMMoney and marijuana are missing from the evidence room of the Colfax County Sheriff's Office and state police are investigating the si...

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