Follow me In August of last year, I reported on Lt. Tom Melton, the commander of one of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department‘s SWAT teams. At that time, it had just been announced publicly that Melton was under investigation in relation to the financial exploitation of an elderly couple.
Follow me Last week, it was announced that Lieutenant Tom Melton had been placed on administrative leave (AKA paid vacation) as the result of a criminal investigation. Melton is the commander of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department‘s SWAT team. He’s also been one of the public faces of the
Follow me Information included in the following post was shared with the CopBlock Network anonymously, via the CopBlock.org Submissions Page. In October of last year, CopBlock Network Contributor Asa J posted about Officer Julian Archuleta of the Denver Police Department, who apparently forgot he was wearing a body camera and
Follow me Steve Kneifel, a former officer with the La Grange (IL) Police Department, was charged with writing checks on the account of an unnamed elderly, disabled person with whom he had a legal relationship. The exact nature of the relationship was not disclosed in the indictment from a Cook
Follow me Apparently, while Lieutenant John DeVaney of the Henderson (Nevada) Police Department’s Corrections Division was out throwing drug addicts and thieves in a cage his wife was at home trying to see how she could stretch their meager budget of just under $220,000 to accommodate her own drug habit.
Follow me Earlier this week, Travis Sackett a former Capitol Police officer, pled guilty to stealing and then selling a painting from the Governor’s Mansion in Wisconsin. The painting, “Gold Fantasy Box” by Aaron Bohrod, was stolen in 2011, but wasn’t discovered missing until January of this year, when an
Follow me As everyone in the world (and several other parts of the galaxy) knows, civil asset forfeiture laws are essentially a license to steal for police departments. Without any real or substantial evidence being required, members of the Gang in Blue are given the opportunity to snatch cash and
Follow me Former Suffolk County (NY) Police Sergeant Scott Greene tried to go freelance as a Road Pirate by stopping Latino drivers and stealing money from them while searching their wallets. Unfortunately for him, his bosses at the Suffolk County Police Department didn’t appreciate not getting their kick back and
Follow me Deputy Travis Sebring definitely has to be the front runner for Police Officer of the Year with this entry into the “Most Inappropriate Crime Spree” portion of the annual Bad Apple Pageant and Parade. Via the SCTimes.com: A Meeker County sheriff’s deputy charged with stealing from the county