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In Mexico, Fear As Victims Vanish at Hands of Police

CRIME | By Christopher Sherman | Nov 26
It was common knowledge that police were errand runners for gangsters, but it was not widely acknowledged that local and state police were disappearing people, too.

Charges Dropped Against Student Arrested While Taping Police

PERSONAL TECH | By Frank Eltman | Nov 23
Criminal charges were dropped Friday against a suburban New York college student arrested while taking a video of two friends being arrested.

Hundreds of Cops Lose Badges Over Sexual Misconduct

CRIME | By Matt Sedensky and Nomaan Merchant | Nov 2
The accusations are undoubtedly jolting, and yet they reflect a betrayal of the badge that has been repeated time and again across the country.

Police Protests Draw Old, Young, White and Black

NATIONAL | By Adam Geller | Dec 10
Across the country, protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers have turned out in recent days, many in cities far removed from where the most highly publicized cases have played out.

Gay Groups Outraged By Lack of Indictment for Ferguson Shooting

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
As soon as the St. Louis grand jury released their decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown gay groups responded with incredulous outrage, condemning the decision.

Lebanese Police Use Banned Anal Exam to 'Test' Homosexuality

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 16
The Lebanese police are reportedly still using a "test" for homosexuality banned in 2012 that involves an anal exam deemed to be "torture" by the nation's Order of Physicians.

Use of Force During Gay Pride Arrest Investigated

CRIME | By Joe Mandak | Jun 16
A Pittsburgh police officer has been put on desk duty after video surfaced showing him punching a woman at the city’s gay pride parade and festival.

RI Police Officer Convicted in Lesbian Rape Case

NATIONAL | By Eric Tucker | Apr 16
A Providence police officer was convicted Thursday of raping a woman in a police substation while on duty three years ago.

Ft. Lauderdale Gay Cop Accused of Forcing Sex on Illegal Aliens

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 5
A Broward Sheriff’s deputy who was named a 2008 Employee of the Year now stands accused of sexually abusing a number of undocumented immigrants.

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