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German Court: Implants No Impediment to Police Woman

Sunday Mar 9, 2014
A German court has ruled that a prospective Berlin police recruit’s breast implants cannot legally be used as grounds to keep her off the force.

Police Criticized After Attack on Gays in Bosnia

Monday Feb 3, 2014
Police are being criticized for failing to provide adequate security for a gay film festival in Sarajevo that was attacked by a dozen masked men.

Ky. Cop Says He Was Fired, Sexually Harassed Because He’s Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Oct 10, 2013
A police officer from Kentucky says he was harassed and discriminated against after it was discovered by his coworkers that he is gay.

Another Female Police Officer Shot in Afghanistan

By Mirwais Khan | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
Gunmen shot and wounded the top female police officer in a troubled southern Afghan province, just months after her predecessor was killed, officials said.

Boston Police Department Adopt Transgender Inclusive Policy

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 12, 2013
The Boston Police Department officials have revealed new policies that aim to make transgender criminals suspects feel more inclusive.

Sheriff Wins Job Back

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sunday Oct 14, 2012
Embattled San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi won his job back after the Board of Supervisors voted 7-4 Tuesday night, October 9 to reinstate him.

Grand Jury Declines Charges in NJ Sex Sting Killing

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jun 29, 2011
There will be no charges brought against a New Jersey police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man in a park last year, allegedly after the man tried to attack the officer during a sex sting.

Calif court: Cops can search texts without warrant

Wednesday Jan 5, 2011
The California Supreme Court ruled Monday that police do not need a warrant to search a cell phone carried by someone under arrest.

Palm Springs Officer Apologizes for Sex Sting Slur

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Dec 30, 2010
An investigation into sex sting tactics used during the summer of 2009 in Palm Springs has concluded that "portions of the operation were not conducted according to professional standards," including an epithet used by an officer in the course of the operation.

Upstate Cops NY Cops Lose Suit After Alleged Gay Bashing

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Oct 29, 2010
A suit by a group of police officers against the city of Rochester, NY, following an alleged incident of anti-gay conduct has been tossed out by a federal judge.