Latest Police ethics News

Top ex-Albanian official arrested on suspicion of corruption

Oct. 21, 2018 2:32 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanian police say that a former head of the prison department has been arrested on suspicion of corruption. Authorities announced the arrest of Arben Cuko in a statement on Sunday. Cuko, who previously was head of the National Guard and also is an ex-lawmaker of the governing...

3rd Florida ex-officer sent to prison for framing suspects

Oct. 18, 2018 12:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A third ex-police officer is going to federal prison as part of a conspiracy in a small Florida city to frame black people for crimes they did not commit. Court records show a federal judge Thursday sentenced former Biscayne Park officer Guillermo Ravelo to just over two years behind bars....

Kip Keino hands himself over to police in corruption case

Oct. 18, 2018 11:49 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Running great Kip Keino handed himself over to police in Kenya on Thursday and is under arrest, set to face charges of corruption and abuse of office that threaten the reputation of one of track and field's most revered figures. The 78-year-old Keino, former Kenyan sports minister...

2 Florida ex-officers get prison for framing black teenager

Oct. 17, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Two former police officers in Florida will serve a year in federal prison for framing a black teenager for burglaries he did not commit. Court records show ex-Biscayne Park officers Charlie Dayoub and Raul Fernandez were sentenced Tuesday by a Miami federal judge. They admitted to being part...

Brazil's Temer charged with corruption, money laundering

Oct. 16, 2018 8:22 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's federal police filed new charges against President Michel Temer on Tuesday, recommending he be put on trial for corruption, money laundering and criminal association for allegedly taking bribes to favor port management companies. The investigation report was filed to the country's...

Brazil's federal police bring new corruption charges against President Michel Temer

Oct. 16, 2018 7:36 PM EDT
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's federal police bring new corruption charges against President Michel Temer.

Keino given more time to report to police in corruption case

Oct. 15, 2018 12:03 PM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Running great Kip Keino was given more time to report to police in Kenya after being one of seven current and former Olympic and government officials accused of corruption and misappropriating more than $545,000 around the time of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. The seven were ordered...

7 Baltimore officers investigated in corruption case

Oct. 11, 2018 1:00 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Seven Baltimore police officers are under internal investigation in connection with a corrupt task force whose exposure has roiled the troubled department. According to a report in The Baltimore Sun, internal affairs commander Lt. Col. LaTonya Lewis told City Council members Wednesday few...

The Latest: Man to be freed in Bulgarian journalist probe

Oct. 9, 2018 1:17 PM EDT

RUSE, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on the slaying of a female journalist in Bulgaria (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A senior Bulgarian police officer says authorities will release a man taken into custody and he won't be charged in connection with the slaying of a journalist who highlighted suspected...

Israeli police question PM again on corruption allegations

Oct. 5, 2018 3:05 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police are questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a 12th time as part of their investigations into corruption allegations. Investigators arrived Friday at Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem as protesters gathered outside with a large banner bearing Netanyahu's...