Category Archives: Corrupt Cops

FBI – Texas Rangers Sting Results in Arrests of Four Texas Law Enforcement Officers Including the Son of Local Police Chief and the Son of the Local County Sheriff Who Moonlighted in Cocaine Trafficking

This week, the announcement came down from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office: its scandal-ridden “Panama Unit” will be shut down permanently at the orders of Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Treviño. Hidalgo County is an Important County in Texas – With a History of Police Corruption You know the place:  Hidalgo County sets right on the…

Two Dallas Police Officers Facing Criminal Investigations After Dallas Civil Trial Judge Rules Their Sworn Testimony in 2011 Criminal Case Is “Perjurious”

Judge Carl Ginsberg presides over the 193rd Judicial District Court of Dallas County, Texas, and has been a Texas trial court judge since January 2007, so he’s not new to the ball game, and when he issued his opinion regarding the Melvin Williams criminal case earlier this month, Judge Ginsberg must have been well aware…

Dallas Roadside Body Search by DPS Troopers Now Subject to Federal Lawsuit – Shocking Video of Dallas Roadside Search of Two Innocent Women

Over the years, we’ve monitored law enforcement in traffic stops and we’ve posted about bad things that have happened on Texas roadways, things like  these dashcam video captures of law enforcement doing wrong (these aren’t the only examples we’ve found, check out our “Cop Watch” section in the sidebar for more): the Lufkin police officer…

Dallas Police Chief Announces Big Policy Changes To Halt Trend of Dallas Police Department Officer Involved Shootings

Last Friday, Dallas Police Chief David Brown announced that there would be changes made over at the Dallas Police Department to deal with the big (HUGE) problem of officer involved shootings here in Dallas, Texas (for details, read our earlier post where our city is averaging 1 Dallas officer involved shooting every few weeks).  …

Dallas Police Excessive Force: 16 Officer Involved Shootings in 2012 – Over 1 Each Month and 50% Are Fatal

Police officers are trusted by you and me to carry guns, pistols, stun guns, and other weapons on their bodies as they drive the streets and walk alongside us and our kids because they are doing the job of protecting and serving the public.  So when cops decide to use their weapons to harm or…

Whistleblower Gregory London Back On The Job With Back Pay After Blowing Whistle About Dallas County Constable Derick Evans Campaign Antics

This week, Gregory London returned to his job at the Dallas County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office after being reinstated by the Dallas County Civil Service Commission, which also awarded London back pay and benefits covering the time he was out of work after spilling the beans about his boss to an ex-agent of the Federal…

Aransas Pass Police Caught on Video Beating Matias Vera: Texas Police Department Faces Another Allegation of Evildoing.

Call it “police brutality” or “excessive force,” but anytime someone in law enforcement abuses their power with physical violence, it’s not something that should be tolerated by anyone, anywhere – much less the local law enforcement officials, city councils, or state and federal authorities. So it’s rather shocking that we’re reading yet ANOTHER news story…

Eyewitness Testimony and Prosecutorial Misconduct Spotlighted Again as Texas Executed Another Innocent Man: the Wrongful Prosecution of Carlos DeLuna

In what universe does anyone really believe that eyewitness testimony is reliable?  Really?  We’ve written before about how criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors alike are well aware that witnesses are notoriously unreliable in giving accurate information about a crime. For example, read our earlier post discussing a Dallas Morning News expose where the Dallas County…

Texas Police Corruption: Texas Rangers Arrest Chief of Police, Rest of Police Department Out the Door But Covington Still Very Afraid

A stone’s throw as the crow flies from Fort Worth is the tiny Texas town of Covington, and if you follow along Interstate 35 from downtown CowTown you’ll be in the heart of Covington in around 45 minutes.  So, this story isn’t coming out of some backwoods, rural spot that’s living without the knowledge or…

Texas Cop Investigated for Lewdness and Child Pornography by Texas Rangers

News reports are popping up across the state today about an officer with years of service at the Wylie Police Department who just got put on paid administrative leave after allegations were made against him involving lewd behavior and child pornography.   The patrolman has voluntarily turned over his home computer to the Texas Rangers, who…