A female police officer in St. Louis publicly searched a woman's vagina in search of drugs while a male cop watched, but found nothing, according to a lawsuit. The officer later won a Missouri Medal of Valor for killing a suspect.
The Chicago Police Department used a cell-site simulator, or "Stingray" device, to surveil citizens and activists in 2015, amounting to a warrantless, unconstitutional search, a new federal lawsuit filed by a Chicago attorney has alleged.
Baltimore and the US Department of Justice have reached a deal on a consent decree to reform the city's police department after it was found to have systemic issues involving use of excessive force and civil rights abuses.
A corrections sergeant with the Leon County Sheriff's Office in Tallahassee, Florida was arrested and fired from his job for improperly deploying a Taser on an inmate who had spit on the officer and a jail nurse.