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    NEWS

    Correctional officer claimed his girlfriend shot herself in the head. Police said it was murder.

    A correctional officer in California was charged with murder after initially saying his girlfriend shot herself. The victim was found shot in the head.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    SC cop accused of taking pot from suspect for she and boyfriend, helping him beat drug test

    A police officer in South Carolina is accused of taking marijuana for her own use and helping a boyfriend beat a drug test, investigators announced.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Former Sheriff's deputies charged with more than 100 criminal charges for sex crimes involving animals, kids: report

    A former official with a sheriff's office in Louisiana was charged with more than 100 counts this week. They are allegations of sex crimes against children and animals.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Retired police sergeant facing murder charges after suspected DUI crash in California

    A retired police officer is facing murder charges after he allegedly crashed into a woman's car while he was driving drunk, killing her, police said.
    By Mack Bush
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    NEWS

    Off-duty Alabama cop killed his pregnant girlfriend, cops say. Suspect Charged with capital murder.

    An off-duty Huntsville cop was charged with murdering his pregnant girlfriend, according to Alabama state police. He is being held in Madison County jail.
    By Nate Homan
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    EVIDENCE LOCKER

    Watch video of man bursting into flames after being hit with cop's Taser. Incident under invetigation.

    Jason Jones dosed himself in hand sanitizer at a New York police station. Officers then used a Taser and he burst into flames and later died. Video of the incident was released.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    He met his girlfriend through a medieval re-enactment group. But when she threatened to tell his wife, he killed her.

    A former law enforcement officer in New Jersey was sent to prison for murdering his girlfriend. He killed her after she threatened to tell his wife about their relationship.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Jury reaches verdict in Minnesota police shooting where officer believed she was using a Taser

    A jury in Minnesota has given its verdict in the shooting of Daunte Wright. Officer Kim Potter thought she was using a Taser when she shot Wright in a traffic stop.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • potter
    OPINION

    Inside the criminal mind: Was Kim Potter grabbing a gun reckless or tragic accident?

    Minnesota police officer Kim Potter shot and killed Duante Wright and is now on trail for manslaughter. But, were her actions reckless or an accident?
    By Carole Lieberman MD
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    NEWS

    NJ cop hit, killed pedestrian and then removed the body from the scene: prosecutors

    A police officer in New Jersey hit and killed a pedestrian, prosecutors said. The cop then removed the body from the scene by loading him in the car.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • police chief
    NEWS

    Ex-police chief busted with child porn days before reporting to federal prison on child porn charge

    A former police chief in Ohio was set to report to prison on a child porn charge. But, he was caught with more child porn days before reporting for his crime.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    A former police detective got away with murder for decades — until DNA caught up with him.

    A former police detective in Florida was sentenced to prison for a cold-case murder. He was linked to the homicide by DNA decades later, officials said.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    He was contracted to transport female prisoners. Instead, he raped them and threatened their lives.

    A contracted prison transport officer was convicted of raping women he was to drive to other locations. A federal judge sentenced him to life in prison.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Jilted NYPD cop allegedly ambushes, shoots her former girlfriend and ex’s new lover, police say

    A jealous NYPD police officer is accused of hiding out in her ex-girlfriend’s Brooklyn apartment and shooting her and the woman’s new love interest.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    NEWS

    Deputy accused of bludgeoning a Black man 18 times with a flashlight faces federal civil rights charges

    A sheriff's deputy in Louisiana faces federal charges in connection to the alleged beating of a Black man. The cop has several excessive force accusations in his past.
    By Victor Fakunle
  • orange county
    NEWS

    Ex-cop in California accused of stealing from the homes of dead people whose cases he was called to investigate

    A former deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's Department in California is accused of stealing from homes of dead people whose cases he was called to investigate.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • costco
    NEWS

    Cop shot and killed a disabled man in a California Costco, prosecutors said it was manslaughter

    An ex-LAPD officer has been arrested after he allegedly shot and killed a disabled man at a Costco near Los Angeles. The officer was off-duty at the time.
    By Mack Bush
  • mississippi
    NEWS

    Police officer wanted to end his extramarital affair, so he killed his mistress. Now, he'll live as a prison inmate.

    A former police officer in Mississippi was sentenced to prison for killing a woman with whom he had an affair. The cop tried to cover his tracks but confessed.
    By Victor Fakunle
  • mom
    NEWS

    A mom and her kids were taken hostage in Texas. So how did she end up dead at the hands of police officers?

    A mom in Texas was killed by police during a hostage situation. The incident started as a domestic violence call and ended with officers killing the victim.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • sc
    NEWS

    SC deputy fired after drunk driving arrest, now accused of killing a lieutenant

    Police in South Carolina say a deputy fired in 2019 after a DUI arrest is accused of killing a retired lieutenant. The officer was found dead last week.
    By Nate Homan
  • sarah
    NEWS

    Did authorities miss a chance to stop the deviant behavior of the police officer who killed Sarah Everard?

    A former police officer in the London area admitted to kidnapping and killing Sarah Everard. But, the suspect was on the police radar years earlier.
    By Victor Fakunle
  • baltimore
    NEWS

    Cop arrested after stepson's body found in wall following custody dispute, police say

    A Maryland cop is accused of abusing and murdering his 15-year-old stepson, according to court records. His remains were found in a wall, police said.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
  • serial killer cop florida victims gerard schaefer
    SERIAL KILLERS

    He wore the uniform of a cop. But, his true passion was being a serial killer.

    Gerard Schaefer might have killed and raped dozens of women in Florida. Though he worked for a short time as a cop and tried to be a priest.
    By Jean Campbell
  • floyd
    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Judge hands down two decade prison sentence for Derek Chauvin in killing George Floyd

    Ex-Minnesota cop Derek Chauvin was sentenced to prison for murdering George Floyd during an arrest in May 2020. Floyd's family spoke at a sentencing hearing.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
  • floyd
    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Derek Chauvin to learn his prison fate today for killing George Floyd duirng an arrest

    Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is set to be sentenced on June 25 for the murder of George Floyd during an arrest. Chauvin choked Floyd to death.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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