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Old September 17th, 2009 #21
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Default Police officer suspended after being allegedly being caught in gambling raid

Bullitt County police bust elaborate gambling ring

(WHAS11) - A Shepherdsville police officer has been suspended after Hillview police say they caught him in a raid on an illegal gambling operation.

Officer Brent Dawson, an 18-year-veteran of the Shepherdsville department, is suspended without pay for 30 days and for at least two years he will not be allowed to work any off-duty jobs where gambling might be involved, including church picnics.

Dawson was one of 16 people charged after Hillview police raided a building on Bells Mill Road last month.

They say a fake glass business was a front for gambling and that they found a makeshift casino inside.

Dawson was initially charged with loitering.

A special prosecutor is looking into the case

http://www.whas11.com/news/local/sto...187c36b83.html
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Old September 21st, 2009 #22
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Default Officer stole $117K from neighbor with dementia

A Kawps job is never done.

Posted: Sep 21, 2009 10:01 PM EDT Updated: Sep 21, 2009 10:03 PM EDT

GARY, IN (AP) - Prosecutors say a Gary, Ind., police officer admits he stole $116,766 from an elderly neighbor who had dementia and is now dead.

Lake County prosecutor spokeswoman Diane Poulton says 51-year-old Joshua Wiley pleaded guilty Monday. She says he agreed to a term of 3 years in prison. Sentencing is Jan. 15.

Poulton says Wiley also will have to repay what he stole to the estate of Helen Chentnik. Poulton says $53,256 is due within 30 days, with monthly installments of $1,000.

Chentnik died in 2006 at age 89.

Lake County Prosecutor Bernard A. Carter says Wiley knew Chentnik had dementia and wasn't competent.

Carter says the officer used her ATM and debit card to withdraw cash and buy goods for himself.

http://www.wave3.com/Global/story.asp?S=11172193
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Default Henry County official charged with sex crimes against child



06:23 PM EDT on Thursday, September 24, 2009

(WHAS11) - A Henry County official is facing charges for child sex crimes in New Castle, Kentucky.
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Anthony McAlister

On Wednesday night Kentucky State Police arrested 47-year-old Anthony McAlister who is the deputy jailer of Henry County.

KSP says he abused a child from 1987 to 1995.

He faces nine counts of sodomy and one count of sexual abuse.

http://www.whas11.com/news/local/sto...1b0b4e920.html
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Default Former Harlan Co. deputy enters plea to murder facilitation

Looks like Kentucky is kicking all of your arses in the Pigs, Pigging, Piggily category



HARLAN, Ky. — A former Harlan County sheriff's deputy is facing 30 years in prison after entering a plea on Monday in the 2002 slaying of an ex-sheriff.

Roger D. Hall entered an Alford plea to two counts of facilitation to murder Paul L. Browning Jr. and four counts of being involved in drug trafficking, the Harlan Daily Enterprise reported. In an Alford plea, a defendant does not admit guilt but acknowledges there is enough evidence for a conviction.

Hall was accused of providing a gun to kill Browning and paying another man, Raymond Harris, $1,000 to pull the trigger. Browning was involved in a campaign to reclaim the sheriff's office when he was slain.

Hall's plea agreement calls for a sentence of five years on each of the six counts for a total of 30 years, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported. Formal sentencing is set for Nov. 2.

Convicted drug dealer Dewayne Harris testified in a previous trial that Hall was worried Browning would win the sheriff's election in 2002 and fire him. Hall worked for the man Browning was running against, Sheriff Steve Duff.

Dewayne Harris also said that at the time, he was giving bribes of as much as $3,000 a week to Hall in return for transporting drugs and providing information on drug investigations.

Browning had been sheriff of the county in the early 1980s, but was convicted of plotting to kill political enemies. He was stripped of his position and sent to prison. The governor later granted Browning a partial pardon that restored his right to vote and hold office.

Browning was running in the Democratic primary.

A jury last year sentenced Raymond Harris to life in prison without the possibility of parole after he was convicted of shooting Browning in the head on March 22, 2002.

Hall has not been a deputy since 2003.

http://www.courier-journal.com/artic...r+facilitation
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Default Retired Tuscaloosa Cop Indicted On Child Sex Charges

The original article left out the word 'child' in their title but I corrected their omission. Why would they do that?

Kwops should change their motto from 'To Serve and Protect' to 'To Insert and Penetrate.'

Retired Tuscaloosa Cop Indicted On Child Sex Charges


TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - A retired Tuscaloosa police officer has
been indicted on a sodomy charge after a young girl said she was
sexually abused by him
.

A grand jury handed down the indictment earlier this week for
67-year-old Issac "Andy" Baker. Police say the family of the
victim told authorities in May that Baker abused the girl while she
stayed at the home-based daycare center his wife runs
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The girl's exact age isn't known, but she is younger than 12.
Tuscaloosa police say Baker was a patrol officer from 1975 to
2000
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Default Constable Arrested At Downtown Bar

These constable types can be real assholes. I've mostly seen them at school crossings when schools open and close. They have their own cars decked out like a wannabe kwop. This guy is steretypical of the type.

Constable Arrested At Downtown Bar




An elected official is facing charges after police say he harassed employees of a local bar. Brandon Lee is an Alabama State Constable in Mobile County.

Police arrested him Sunday morning after they say he harassed employees of the Manhattan Club in downtown Mobile. Investigators say he appeared to be very drunk and tried to get into the club without paying.
When they wouldn't let him in, that's when police say he got belligerent. Police say he even threatened to shut the bar down.
Lee is charged with public intoxication.
 
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Looks like Kentucky is kicking all of your arses in the Pigs, Pigging, Piggily category
That was until Georgia showed up.

For starters we have Derrick Yancey, Dekalb County cop who killed his wife (also a Dekalb County cop) and an immigrant day laborer in Stone Mountain, GA. Got released on bond by one of Dekalb County's notoriously incompetent and corrupt judges, only to cut off his "electronic monitoring device" and flee to Belize.



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Monday, September 21, 2009
DeKalb deputy accused in 2 slayings caught in Belize

Linda Yancey’s family had begun to lose faith.

It had been nearly six months since the Stone Mountain woman’s husband, Derrick Yancey, disappeared while awaiting trial for her murder and that of a day laborer, Marcial Cax-Puluc.

Yancey, a former DeKalb County deputy, had cut off the monitoring bracelet on his ankle, boarded a Greyhound bus headed west and disappeared.

“We kind of figured he was out of the country,” said Sandra Hannon, Yancey’s oldest sister.

They learned Monday they were right when DeKalb officials confirmed a tip that Yancey was in the Central American vacation hotspot, Punta Gorda, Belize. That tipster, whom authorities refused to identify, stands to collect a $20,000 reward, officials said.

DeKalb deputies, working with the U.S. Marshals Service, located Yancey in a bar in Punta Gorda, a town of about 6,000 in southern Belize.

Yancey admitted he was the fugitive and was taken into custody. Officials said he’d be back in Atlanta in days.

Authorities’ last knowledge of Yancey’s whereabouts was April 6 in Phoenix, Ariz. Since then, they acknowledged, they haven’t known where he was or how he was paying his bills. They did say he’d cashed out his pension and pocketed $18,000 just before leaving.

“We have some indication family members might have been helping him,” said Jeffrey Mann, chief deputy for the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office.

Mann said, however, that no charges were pending against any of the suspect’s family.

In June 2008, Yancey claimed that his wife had been killed by a day laborer at their Stone Mountain home. He told authorities he then killed the laborer, Cax-Puluc, in self-defense.

That story eventually unraveled and police charged Yancey in both killings. He was out on bond, being monitored by the ankle bracelet when he fled.

Hannon said Yancey had been plotting his escape for some time, taking trips to Texas and Detroit to review potential border crossings. She said the family immediately suspected the former deputy and never believed the complex story he told.

The escape shook her confidence in the legal system, Hannon said. The family is eager to see Yancey stand trial.

Hannon said the victim’s family still wonders about a motive.

Still, they are relieved he’s headed back to jail.

“There’s a sense of relief for the family,” Hannon said. “We are glad it didn’t take 10 years to find him. We are elated he’s been captured. ”
http://www.ajc.com/news/dekalb/dekal...in-143463.html

Another article on Yancey:

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America's Most Wanted criminal nabbed in Belize

BELMOPAN, Belize, September 23, 2009 - A former United States deputy sheriff, featured on the popular television series America's Most Wanted, has been captured in Belize and is to be extradited to face trial for murdering his wife and another man a year ago.

Derrick Yancey was caught over the weekend in a bar in Punta Gorda, the largest town in southern Belize, just days after the US Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service acted on a lead that he was hiding out in that Caribbean country.

Deputy Officer in Charge at the Punta Gorda Police Station, Inspector Andres Makin, said Yancey was taken into custody without incident.

"We had his photograph in our possession and upon identifying ourselves, he just handed over himself. There was no resistance in his arrest," he said, adding that Yancey was taken to the station in the area before being transported to Belize City.

"I believe that relevant arrangement is being made for him to transported back to the United States...He is in custody and a flight away from being taken back to the United States."

Yancey was an officer with the Sheriff's Office in Dekalb County, Georgia when he was charged with murdering his wife Linda Yancey, 44, and 20-year-old labourer Marcial Cax Puluc in August 2008.

He had called into his own department to report that he had shot and killed Puluc in self defence after discovering that the young man had robbed, shot and killed his wife.

But police say ballistic tests show Yancey was responsible for both murders.


He was charged with two counts of murder, and released on US$150,000 bond while he awaited trial, under the condition that he be confined to house arrest. But Yancey escaped house arrest from his mother's home on the morning of April 4th, 2009.

Police say he cut off his electronic monitoring ankle bracelet before fleeing.
http://www.caribbean360.com/News/Car...000008923.html
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Off duty cop harasses woman and breaks her wrist:



September 30, 2009
DeKalb police officer arrested on simple battery charge

A Dekalb County police officer was arrested Tuesday on a simple assault charge that came out of an argument he had with a woman over a cell phone call.

Officer Jameel H. Fraser was quickly released from DeKalb County’s jail after posting a $250 bond for the misdemeanor charge, according to records.

Kimia McMoore, who sought the warrant, said Fraser assaulted her and briefly detained her outside her apartment on North Hill Parkway

Fraser – who has been on the force less than two years - remains on administrative leave with pay while the department investigates McMoore’s charge, police said Wednesday.

According a written account, Fraser was wearing shorts, a T-shirt and a DKPD cap when he came up on the 34-year-old Chamblee woman as she was using her Bluetooth linked to her cell phone to talk to her daughter. Fraser asked McMoore who she was talking to and she pointed to the device in her ear.

McMoore told police Fraser then followed her to her car and tried to detain her. She said they continued to argue and she pushed Fraser away, not realizing he was a policeman.

McMoore called 911.

That is when Fraser left to call for back-up, telling the dispatcher McMoore was disorderly.

He returned with a set of handcuffs, placed a cuff on her right wrist and waited for officers to arrive, the report states.

The responding officers put McMoore in the rear seat of the patrol car, with her hands cuffed behind her, but they eventually released her without any charges, according to the report.

McMoore was later treated at Northside Hospital for a broken wrist, according to hospital records.

http://www.ajc.com/news/dekalb/dekal...ed-150875.html
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This one is from today:

Georgia cops busted in auto theft ring:

October 6, 2009
CEDARTOWN, GA -- An undercover investigation of a northwest Georgia vehicle theft ring has resulted in numerious arrests including a Polk County police officer and a former sheriff's deputy.

The Northwest Georgia Criminal Enterprise Task Force (NGCETF), assisted by local, state and federal agencies, made eight arrests this morning in Polk and Floyd Counties.

For over a year, the NGCETF, which is led by the FBI, has been investigating a criminal enterprise based in Polk County, Georgia. The ring was involved in the trafficking of stolen vehicles and altering Vehicle Identification Numbers in order to resell stolen vehicles for large profits.

The outfit was aided by current and former law enforcement officials who provided police sensitive information to individuals involved in the ring.

Those arrested and the charged are as follows:

1. Mark Sparks - Violation of Oath of Office, Obstruction, Theft by Receiving (motor vehicle). Until his arrest this morning, Sparks was a police officer with the Polk County Police Department. {NOTE: He resigned after being arrested this morning}

2. Marvin Cheatwood - Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (motor vehicle)

3. Michael Robinson - charged by agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms with Federal weapons violations. Robinson is a former deputy with the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

4. Bradley Miller - 2 counts of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property (motor vehicle), Altering a Vehicle Identification Number.

5. John Summerville, Sr. - 2 counts of sale and distribution of a schedule 2 drug, Operating a Chop Shop, Theft by Receiving (motor vehicle) and Forgery in the second degree.

6. Margie Fields - Altering a Vehicle Identification Number, Operating a Chop Shop.

7. Alan Camp - Altering a Vehicle Identification Number, Operating a Chop Shop.

8. Kenneth Gravett - Insurance Fraud. Gravett is a former deputy with the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

The investigation is still ongoing with additional charges possible.

http://www.11alive.com/news/local/st...136046&catid=3


Stolen Car Ring Busted; Former Cops Arrested

Posted: 4:20 pm EDT October 6, 2009Updated: 4:45 pm EDT October 6, 2009
CEDARTOWN, Ga -- Eight people, including three former law-enforcement officers, have been arrested in an investigation into a stolen car ring in Georgia.

The Northwest Georgia Criminal Enterprise Task Force made the arrests Tuesday after more than a year investigating the case.

The task force began investigating the Polk County-based ring that involved trafficking stolen vehicles and altering Vehicle Identification Numbers in order to resell the cars for large profits.

Arrested were Polk County police officer Mark Sparks and former Polk County Sheriff's deputies Michael Robinson and Kenneth Gravett.

Marvin Cheatwood, Bradley Miller, John Summerville Sr., Margie Fields and Alan Camp were also arrested and charged in connection with the ring.

Officials said the investigation is ongoing and more charges are possible.

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/21219706/detail.html
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A couple weeks old but worthy of mention:



Macon Police Officer Arrested on Sex Charges
Chris Turner Created: 9/26/2009 12:04:03 PM Updated: 9/26/2009 12:04:49 PM

MACON, GA -- Macon police say an officer has been placed on administrative leave after he was arrested on multiple sex charges in Houston County.

Police said in a statement released Friday that 33-year-old Antonio J. White of Warner Robins is charged with rape, incest, aggravated child molestation, aggravated sexual battery, statutory rape, cruelty to children and child molestation.

Sheriff's deputies arrested White around 6:40 p.m. Thursday. He was being held Friday at the Houston County jail without bond.

Houston County arrest warrants allege that the crimes occurred between April 19, 2006 and Sept. 2, 2009.

White's lawyer, Clarence Williams, says the allegations are untrue.

White was hired as a Macon police officer in September 2007.

http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/g...145703&catid=5


And of course, the scumbag was released on bond:

Friday, Oct. 02, 2009
Macon police officer accused of sex charges granted bond

A Macon police officer indicted on multiple sex charges was granted a bond of $10,000, put under electronic monitoring and ordered to have no contact with the alleged victim, or any children under 18, Thursday at the Houston County Courthouse.

Antonio J. White, 33, of Warner Robins, was indicted Tuesday on charges of incest, rape, aggravated child molestation, aggravated sexual battery, two counts of child molestation and cruelty to children in the first degree at a grand jury, said Houston County prosecutor David Cooke. Judge Edward Lukemire delivered the terms of the bond.

White was arrested Sept. 24 at about 6:40 p.m. in Houston County, according to the sheriff’s office. White is on administrative leave after his arrest, Macon police said Friday.

The Macon Police Department hired White in September 2007 and he was primarily assigned to patrol, according to police. The alleged incidents occurred between April 19, 2006, and Sept. 2, 2009, according to Houston County arrest warrants.

White’s attorney Clarence Williams said the charges the alleged victim made are part of a history of “inappropriate sexual contact.”

“There has been a substantial rush to judgment surrounding his guilt,” Williams said.

Senior Assistant District Attorney David Cooke argued against bond, citing White’s criminal background. White served eight years of probation for selling cocaine as a first-time offender and also was charged with driving with a suspended license.

Cooke also said the alleged victim was able to provide details about White’s genitalia that matched a search warrant photo.

“We’re concerned for the safety of the community,” Cooke said.

About a dozen family members and friends attended the bond hearing in support of White.

http://www.macon.com/sunnews/story/865661.html
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More from Macon, Georgia:



Wednesday, Aug. 05, 2009
Macon police officer charged with stealing $20 during car search

A Macon police officer is on administrative leave pending termination after being arrested Monday on allegations he stole money while searching a Greenville man’s car at about 3 a.m. Sunday, according to the Macon police.

Dustin Lee Harris, 28, of Gray, is charged with misdemeanor theft and violating his oath of office, according to the police.

He was released from the Bibb County jail on $6,250 bond Monday night, according to jail records.

Harris has been employed with the department since March 30, according to police.

A second officer, 32-year-old Dennis Benjamin Wood, of Macon, was arrested July 30 on a Jones County warrant accusing him of making harassing phone calls, said Jones County Sheriff’s Office Capt. Earl Humphries.

Facing the misdemeanor charge, Wood turned himself in to authorities and was released on a $2,000 property bond the same day.

Wood resigned from the police department Friday, Macon police Sgt. Melanie Hofmann said. He was hired in January 2007.

“Our officers are expected to maintain a high standard of professionalism,” Hofmann said. “If they violate the law, they will be treated as anyone else.”

Travious Watson, 21, of Greenville, said he left Club Synergy early Sunday morning and was parked at the Marathon at the intersection of Walnut Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard when police officers asked to search his car.

Police received a call about a person wearing a white T-shirt and black shorts having a gun at the same location, according to a police report.

Police say they didn’t find anything on Watson or in his vehicle so he was released.

Watson then went to the Krystal on Bloomfield Drive, but when it came time to pay he found there was no money in his wallet, according to the report.

He said he’d left his wallet in his pants on the back seat while police were searching his car.

Watson said he then called 911 and reported $20 was missing — a $10 bill, a $5 bill and five $1 bills.

The two officers who searched Watson’s car were asked to report to a police precinct, according to the report.

Harris, one of the officers, arrived first and went to his personal vehicle before meeting with his supervisor. He told other officers he was getting a protein shake, but he didn’t have one with him when he went to the precinct door, according to the report.

An officer searched Harris and found he had $12 in his wallet and $2 in his shirt pocket.

The other officer arrived and he had no money when he was searched, according to the report.

Police searched both officers’ patrol cars and no money was found in either car. They then searched Harris’ personal vehicle since he stopped there before entering the police precinct, according to the report.

Officers found the missing $10 bill, $5 bill and five $1 bills in the center console. Harris said the money had been there since Friday, according to the report.

He was relieved of his duty pending an investigation, according to the report.

http://www.macon.com/198/story/799472.html?


More on Wood:

MACON POLICE OFFICER ARRESTED ON DOMESTIC CHARGE
Macon Telegraph, GA
By Amy Leigh Womack - [email protected]
Wednesday, Dec. 03, 2008

A Macon police officer is on five days administrative leave pending termination after being arrested Friday. Dennis Benjamin Wood, 31, of Gray, has been charged with misdemeanor cruelty to children, misdemeanor theft and family violence-related simple battery, according to Bibb County jail records.

The Medical Center of Central Georgia police responded to a medical office at 770 Pine St. in reference to a domestic problem on the afternoon of Nov. 25, according to a police report released Tuesday.

Wood’s wife said the two had argued after Wood allegedly took her cell phone and refused to return it. He also pushed her against a wall to keep her from getting the phone, according to the report. Responding officers said there was a red mark on Wood’s wife’s arm after the incident, but she refused medical attention.

Their child witnessed the argument, prompting the cruelty charge, according to the report. Wood was arrested Friday morning and was released on $4,700 bond later Friday, according to jail records.

Macon Police Chief Mike Burns said Wood was placed on administrative leave pending investigation after police became aware of the incident on Nov. 25, and he was placed on five days leave pending termination following his arrest.

During the five days, Wood has the option to appeal his case, Burns said. Wood was hired by the Macon Police Department on Jan. 29, 2007, and has worked as a patrol officer, Burns said.

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Article mentioning numerous rogue Georgia cops:

Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009
Background check on authorities not always enough

While state and federal authorities are investigating allegations of misconduct involving Cochran police officers, six other Middle Georgia officers and deputies have found themselves arrested in the past year.

The charges range from theft to using a computer to entice a child for sex.

Police departments and sheriff’s offices say they routinely conduct thorough background checks on applicants before hiring new officers and deputies.

But sometimes that’s not enough.

Peach County Deputy Cornelius Flowers was a 19-year veteran who headed the Peach County Drug Enforcement Unit.

He had a clean record with no disciplinary actions against him before his Aug. 4 arrest on allegations he helped sell lawn tractors
, said Sheriff Terry Deese.

Deese said the arrest came as a shock.

“He’s always been one of our best,” Deese said. “It just goes to show you that even good people make poor decisions.”

Another Peach deputy, 55-year-old Aubrey Touchton, of Fort Valley, was arrested on June 29 on five counts of possession of child pornography he allegedly downloaded from the Internet.

Touchton, who had been with the sheriff’s office for about two years, was assigned as a school resource officer at Fort Valley Middle School and filled in on courthouse security, Deese said.

Prior to becoming a deputy, Touchton was a planning and zoning officer for Crawford County and worked as a Warner Robins police officer early in his career.

Before hiring Bobby Rydale Cowart Jr. as a deputy on Sept. 22, 2008, the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office performed a background check, according to his personnel file.

They found records of three traffic violations and that he had pleaded guilty to underage possession of alcohol in 2002, according to his personnel file.

His previous employers and references gave favorable comments.

But less than a year after his hiring, Cowart, 25, was arrested on allegations he stole a cell phone from the property room at the jail where inmates’ personal items are stored.

Cowart is one of two deputies employed by the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office in the past year who have been arrested and terminated.

Gregory Todd Bowden, 42, of Byron, faces federal charges after being arrested Feb. 11 on charges he used a computer to entice a child for sex.

Lt. Greg Rachel said investigators spend an average 40-hour week conducting an extensive background check before making a hire.

The process begins with a check of the applicant’s birth certificate and educational documents.

If the applicant was in the military, investigators also check to be sure the person received a honorable discharge, Rachel said.

Investigators then run a national criminal history check, state driving history check and talk with local law enforcement agencies, court records and the district attorney’s office to determine if the applicant has a criminal history, he said.

Dispatch logs are consulted to see if law enforcement has been called to the applicant’s home and there’s a check with the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council to see if the applicant has previously been employed with a police department or sheriff’s office, Rachel said.

Applicants then undergo a verification interview and a polygraph before investigators check with past employers and references, he said.

“We’re trying to get a broad view of the applicant,” Rachel said, adding investigators talk with supervisors, co-workers and personal references.

If the applicant lives within a day’s drive, the investigators then visit the applicant’s neighborhood to talk with neighbors.

“The more information you get, the better view you get of the person,” Rachel said.

Once the backgrounding process is complete, a report is compiled and sent to the chief deputies for review.

If the applicant still is considered, a psychological examination is performed, he said.

The process is very similar at the Macon Police Department, where two officers have been arrested in the past month.

Sgt. Scott Dubbert said prospective officers also undergo an assessment of scenarios like how they would handle a traffic stop or domestic violence incident.

In harsh economic times, Dubbert said a flood of applications have been filed, some by people whose backgrounds prevent them from becoming officers.

Human resources weeds out applicants who have serious criminal offenses in their pasts while the rest continue through the police selection process.

Having a history of drug use or a minor criminal offense doesn’t necessarily prevent a person from being considered for the job, Dubbert said.

“It depends on the person and what they’ve done in their life,” he said.

Macon police officer Dustin Lee Harris, of Gray, was arrested Aug. 3 on charges he stole money while searching a car.

Hired in March, 28-year-old Harris was terminated before he completed probation, according to the police department.

He admitted he was cited for a traffic violation on his job application, but otherwise his personnel file was clean.

Prior to being hired, 32-year-old Dennis Benjamin Wood, of Macon, admitted he was charged with carrying a gun onto school grounds in 1995, but the charges were dismissed, according to his personnel file.

In his two years of employment, Wood received five reprimands including a one-day suspension prior to his being arrested on Nov. 28 for misdemeanor cruelty to children, theft and family violence-related simple battery, according to his file.

Sgt. Melanie Hofmann said the charges against Wood were dismissed.

His personnel record shows he was reinstated on May 26 on probation, but with no back-dated benefits, and with the understanding that he completed an anger management class.

Hofmann said Wood resigned soon after his July 30 arrest for making harassing phone calls to his wife.

While most of the officers and deputies arrested in the past year lost their jobs, one was given a second chance.

Houston County deputy Patrick Andrew Walsh, 39, was charged with drunken driving by Warner Robins police on Feb. 20, according to police and court records provided by Sheriff Cullen Talton.

Walsh’s blood alcohol content was .177, according to court records. The legal limit to drive in Georgia is .08.

He pleaded guilty on June 11, according to court records.

Walsh initially transferred to the jail but since returned to patrol, Talton said.

“He was a good officer,” Talton said.

“He mad a mistake. ... I believe in giving anybody a second chance.”

Although it’s hard at times for small departments to fill vacancies because the salaries offered are generally lower than other agencies and policing is generally not a high-paying profession, Fort Valley Police Chief John David Anderson believes a position should never be filled just because the department needs a body.

Byron police Chief Wesley Cannon agreed.

He said he may receive 30 applications for an officer position, but interview only four because the others just don’t make the cut.

In Bibb County, Sheriff Jerry Modena said the pool of candidates applying for a job at his office also has been limited by the $25,688 starting salary.

He said job candidates are applying for higher paying jobs elsewhere and it’s harder to find people who don’t have an objectionable past.

“We’ve done everything possible within our reach to get the best of the best,” Modena said.

Macon Police Chief Mike Burns said law enforcement officers are held to a higher standard because they’re in positions of trust.

“They have to have integrity,” he said.

Information from The Telegraph’s archives was included in this report.

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Georgia clearly has problems and has for some time. Is it worse in Georgia or are the other states just not catching them?
 
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Earlier this year:



FBI Apprehends Bibb County Deputy

Updated: Thursday, 12 Feb 2009, 3:16 PM EST
Published : Thursday, 12 Feb 2009, 3:14 PM EST

ATLANTA - Bibb Sheriff Jerry Modena was told by the Atlanta office of the FBI Wednesday that Bibb County Deputy Gregory Todd Bowden had been taken into custody in connection with using a computer to entice a minor for sexual activity.

The FBI informed Sheriff Modena that Bowden – 42-years-old -- had engaged in a series of telephone and Internet conversations with what he believed was the mother of a girl under the age of ten, and that he had gone to Atlanta to engage in sexual activity with the mother and the child.

Bowden was arrested by agents when he arrived at a location where he believed he was meeting the mother and child.

The mother and child were fictional identities created by law enforcement officials to identify individuals engaged in illegal on-line sexual activities.

Bowden has been employed by the Sheriff’s Office since November 19, 2001. He was assigned to the Corrections Division for over three years and to the Communications Section for nearly six years.

He had recently transferred to patrol duty on January 3 of this year.

Prior to becoming a deputy, Bowden had worked at the Bibb D.A.’s Office from April of 1996 until he came to the Sheriff’s Office in November 2001.

Bowden has been suspended with pay pending a formal indictment, said Bibb County authorities.

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Georgia clearly has problems and has for some time. Is it worse in Georgia or are the other states just not catching them?
I don't know what the situation in other states is, I'm sure they have just as many problems as Georgia. I do know that the state government of Georgia, and also the local government of Dekalb County is nothing more than an organized crime syndicate, very similar to the former government of Cook County Illinois and those jews in New Jersey who were selling human organs recently.

I briefly saw mention of another Georgia cop arrested on the evening news earlier (aside from the auto theft ring), but haven't been able to locate any info online about what the charges were.
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Some of you don't seem to grasp the point of this thread. It's primarily devoted to cops' criminal acts during their on hours.

Here pig has fun knocking hapless nig teen across the hall into lockers, then grinding its head until its lip is busted.


Cop Caught On Camera Beating Special Education Student Marshawn Pitts (WATCH)

A south suburban Chicago police officer was caught on a security camera beating up a high school special education student, CBS2 reports.

Marshawn Pitts, 15, was walking down his school hallway when he says a Dolton, Ill. police officer went from berating him for his untucked shirt to slamming him to the ground and beating him.

"The officer was in his face because he didn't have his shirt tucked in," Pitts' attorney told CBS 2's Davis Savini. "That's the officer put in that school to protect these kids, and instead of doing that, this officer is literally assaulting this kid."

Neither school nor Dolton officials responded to CBS 2 about the story.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/1..._n_312354.html[/QUOTE]
 
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[The cop who attacked Pitts turns out to be a rapist.]

Who Will Protect Our Children from the Police?
Posted by William Grigg on October 10, 2009 07:00 AM

The Dolton, Illinois police officer caught on camera assaulting a helpless, mentally handicapped 16-year-old student has been identified as 38-year-old Christopher Lloyd.

Unlike the veteran character actor who shares that name (best known for playing eccentric characters such as “Reverend” Jim Ignatowski on the TV series “Taxi,” Klingon commander Kruge in Star Trek III, and Doc Brown in the Back to the Future series), Officer Lloyd is a violent criminal who should never have been given access to school-age youngsters.

This morning’s Chicago Tribune reports that Lloyd was arrested last month on charges of raping a woman in Indiana. Court documents allege that Lloyd, who had previously threatened the woman with a knife, held a pillow over her face while sexually assaulting her.

In spite of being accused of assault rape, Lloyd was permitted to roam the halls of a school in the Chicago suburb while armed and clothed in both a state-issued costume and the supposed authority to inflict violence on those who didn’t render immediate and unconditional obedience to him.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/c...0,527689.story
 
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Alex, that story defines the Kwa better than anything I have seen in a long time. It has just about all of the elements that define the jew-created shithole we live in.
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Not sure if this one qualifies.

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SAN BERNARDINO, California — Police say a 19-year-old man has died in Southern California after officers used a Taser to subdue him at a board-and-care facility.

A San Bernardino police department statement says the man died at a hospital early Saturday.

The department says officers had been summoned to the facility to investigate a fight involving three people late Friday night.

Police say officers separated the trio but "one of the subjects became combative and a Taser was deployed to control him."

The man was having trouble breathing, and police called paramedics. He was pronounced dead at a hospital about an hour later.

The man's name and cause of death haven't been released.
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,...est=latestnews
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This is why few but relatives have unmixed feelings when cops are killed.

http://www.lewrockwell.com/grigg/grigg-w117.html
 
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