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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A decorated Anchorage police officer has been accused of sexually assaulting multiple women while he was on duty.
Anthony Rollins, a 13-year veteran and former department spokesman, was indicted by a grand jury and arrested Wednesday. He's being held on a $100,000 bond.
"Let me stress that Rollins' alleged actions are aberrant and detestable," Police Chief Rob Heun said at a press conference. "Officers are compelled to function independently within the confines of the laws they are sworn to uphold and have the authority to enforce. They are and should be truste
An Anchorage Police Department officer has been charged with sexually assaulting six women over the past three years, police chief Rob Heun announced at a press conference this afternoon.
Allegations of police misconduct made by a local resident led to the arrest Monday of Salinas police officer Jesus M. Sánchez, 34, on suspicion of assault to commit rape, Police Chief Louis Fetherolf said Tuesday.
"It's a sad occasion to give this kind of news," Fetherolf said in a news conference.
Sánchez, a former Alisal High School boys soccer coach and 10-year veteran of the police department, allegedly attacked a woman on separate occasions during a number of years while he was on duty and in uniform.
MINDEN, LA (KSLA) -A Minden, Louisiana police officer is now on the other side of a jail cell.
Officer First Class Daniel Murray was arrested after reports that he allegedly raped and molested a 15-year-old friend of the family.
A Midland Independent School District police officer has been arrested and charged with two second-degree felonies; one of sexual assault of a child and one of improper student/ teacher relationship, police reported late Wednesday night.
A Columbus reserve police officer was fired Wednesday after he was arrested in Oktibbeha County on statutory rape charges.
Reserve officer Richard Carr, 45, was “relieved of his duties as a police officer” Wednesday after Oktibbeha County officials notified the Columbus Police Department the officer had been arrested on the sex charges.
NEW CASTLE, Del. - June 24, 2009 - (WPVI) -- A former Delaware Department of Corrections employee is charged with rape after, investigators say, he coerced a female inmate into having sex with him.
Investigators say Roger L. Thompkins, of New Castle, had sex with a 24-year-old inmate at the Women's Work Release Center in the facility's laundry room back on April 11th.
Thompkins told the inmate to meet him there, authorities say.
Middletown Police served a search warrant on the locker of a suspended city cop in the 26th Precinct house in Morningside Heights. It belongs to 39-year-old officer Trent Young, who's been arrested on rape charges relating to his off-duty job as a karate instructor
Serious cases of abuse of police authority
often stimulate intense public debate.
For example, a videotape of Rodney
King being beaten by Los Angeles police
officers or reports of the torture of Abner
Louima by New York City police capture
the public’s attention and raise troubling
questions regarding the limits of legitimate
police authority in a democratic
society. Are such events isolated occurrences
in particular police departments
or extreme examples of a more general
problem plaguing police departments
across the United States? Does the fact
that such abuses often involve minority
victims reveal important disparities in the
way that law enforcement officers treat
members of certain racial, socioeconomic,
or cultural groups? In turn, what
measures can be taken to constrain police
abuse, and which are likely to be
most effective? Although such questions
have been raised and debated in the media,
by politicians, and by police scholars
and administrators, little is known about
how police officer
Originally posted by Blaine91555
Normally I'm very supportive of the Police, but this sort of thing is getting to be way to frequent in the news.
I know they have had a hard time finding qualified people to fill all the openings in the APD for years now. Could some of this relate to that fact that I'm sure has been an issue in all departments for many decades?
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