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Third HPD Officer Arrested As Part Of Corruption Investigation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Third HPD Officer Arrested As Part Of Corruption Investigation

Derek Hahn, a lieutenant in the Criminal Intelligence Division, was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday.

Questions Surface Over Integrity Of HPD Chief Candidate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Questions Surface Over Integrity Of HPD Chief Candidate

A well-known former Hawaii judge is raising a red flag about Honolulu police chief finalist Tommy Aiu. But no one will talk about what’s behind it.

Two Honolulu Cops Face Felony Charges In Corruption Case Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Two Honolulu Cops Face Felony Charges In Corruption Case

UPDATED: Both men made initial court appearances Monday after being charged in the two-year-long Justice Department investigation.

FBI Arrests Two Allegedly Tied To Honolulu Police Corruption Probe Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

FBI Arrests Two Allegedly Tied To Honolulu Police Corruption Probe

More details are expected to be revealed once the men are arraigned on Monday.

Honolulu Police Commission Picks Seven Finalists For Chief Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Commission Picks Seven Finalists For Chief

UPDATED: Four of the seven are current or former HPD officers, and only two are from outside Hawaii. There is one female finalist.

Outspoken Honolulu Police Commissioners Just Got More Power Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Outspoken Honolulu Police Commissioners Just Got More Power

Loretta Sheehan and Steven Levinson have often been shut down by their colleagues, but a recent resignation changes the math.

Kealoha’s Quest For City To Pay His Legal Fees Takes A Nasty Turn Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Kealoha’s Quest For City To Pay His Legal Fees Takes A Nasty Turn

The former Honolulu chief’s attorney accused a police commissioner of breaking the law, but then she fought back.

Firefighters Union Protests Lack Of Information On Marco Polo Investigation Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Firefighters Union Protests Lack Of Information On Marco Polo Investigation

The Honolulu Fire Department knows the cause of the fire, but is refusing to reveal it — even to their own firefighters — until reports are finalized.

News Outlets Challenge Honolulu Police Commission Secrecy Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

News Outlets Challenge Honolulu Police Commission Secrecy

Civil Beat and the Star-Advertiser have teamed up in an effort to make sure the public has access to hearings for officers who want taxpayers to foot their legal bills.

How A Police Officer’s Complaints About HPD Corruption Went Viral Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

How A Police Officer’s Complaints About HPD Corruption Went Viral

Denny Santiago says he’s worried about being ostracized for speaking out about the Kealoha scandal to the Police Commission.

Hawaii Prison Warden’s Case Shows Firing A Public Worker Isn’t Easy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Prison Warden’s Case Shows Firing A Public Worker Isn’t Easy

Despite dozens of sexual harassment and discrimination concerns, appeals board says her prior clean record counts for a lot.

Honolulu’s Search For A New Police Chief Down To 9 Candidates Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu’s Search For A New Police Chief Down To 9 Candidates

The process to replace Louis Kealoha, who resigned after being named as the target of a corruption investigation, has taken longer than anticipated.