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Honolulu Police Commission Names 4 Finalists For Police Chief Honolulu Police Commission/2022

Honolulu Police Commission Names 4 Finalists For Police Chief

The Honolulu Police Commission says it is looking for a chief with a “level head and compassionate heart.”

Crime On Oahu Is Bouncing Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Crime On Oahu Is Bouncing Back To Pre-Pandemic Levels

The number of homicides and car thefts have spiked on Hawaii’s most populous island, according to HPD data.

Honolulu Police Chief Finalists Will Face The Public In TV Interview Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Police Chief Finalists Will Face The Public In TV Interview

The Honolulu Police Commission hopes to announce the city’s next police chief by early June.

HPD Officers Involved In Makaha Crash Want Public-Paid Attorneys Honolulu Police Commission

HPD Officers Involved In Makaha Crash Want Public-Paid Attorneys

A contested case hearing will be held to determine if two HPD officers accused of causing a serious crash will get a city-funded legal defense.

Honolulu Man Convicted Of Trafficking Underage Girls In Waikiki Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Man Convicted Of Trafficking Underage Girls In Waikiki

Marquis Green was found guilty by a jury after a trial that dragged on for nearly a decade.

Honolulu Ballot Proposals Would Reshape Police Oversight Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Ballot Proposals Would Reshape Police Oversight

The charter amendments need support from six of nine City Council members to be added to the November ballot.

Two Honolulu Police Officers Arrested On Abuse Allegations In Recent Days Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Two Honolulu Police Officers Arrested On Abuse Allegations In Recent Days

HPD data shows that domestic violence-related complaints have historically made up a notable portion of criminal allegations against officers.

How A Honolulu Man’s Plight Led To Calls For Police To Give Notice After Warrantless Searches Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How A Honolulu Man’s Plight Led To Calls For Police To Give Notice After Warrantless Searches

The City Council passed a resolution requesting that HPD inform residents after doing warrantless searches when they’re away.

Police Misconduct Records Lawsuit Costs Honolulu Taxpayers Another $83,000 Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2013

Police Misconduct Records Lawsuit Costs Honolulu Taxpayers Another $83,000

The latest ruling brings the city’s costs to about $127,000 in the eight-year-old case.

 

HPD Officers Involved In Makaha Crash Want Public-Paid Attorneys Honolulu Police Commission

HPD Officers Involved In Makaha Crash Want Public-Paid Attorneys

A contested case hearing will be held to determine if two HPD officers accused of causing a serious crash will get a city-funded legal defense.

Honolulu Man Convicted Of Trafficking Underage Girls In Waikiki Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Honolulu Man Convicted Of Trafficking Underage Girls In Waikiki

Marquis Green was found guilty by a jury after a trial that dragged on for nearly a decade.

Honolulu Ballot Proposals Would Reshape Police Oversight Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Ballot Proposals Would Reshape Police Oversight

The charter amendments need support from six of nine City Council members to be added to the November ballot.

Two Honolulu Police Officers Arrested On Abuse Allegations In Recent Days Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Two Honolulu Police Officers Arrested On Abuse Allegations In Recent Days

HPD data shows that domestic violence-related complaints have historically made up a notable portion of criminal allegations against officers.

How A Honolulu Man’s Plight Led To Calls For Police To Give Notice After Warrantless Searches Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

How A Honolulu Man’s Plight Led To Calls For Police To Give Notice After Warrantless Searches

The City Council passed a resolution requesting that HPD inform residents after doing warrantless searches when they’re away.

Police Misconduct Records Lawsuit Costs Honolulu Taxpayers Another $83,000 Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2013

Police Misconduct Records Lawsuit Costs Honolulu Taxpayers Another $83,000

The latest ruling brings the city’s costs to about $127,000 in the eight-year-old case.

 

Third Lawsuit Filed Against City Alleging Honolulu Police Caused Crash Courtesy: Michael Stern/2021

Third Lawsuit Filed Against City Alleging Honolulu Police Caused Crash

The Honolulu prosecutor’s office also has opened an independent investigation into the crash.

Prosecution In Drug Trial Prepares To Rest Without Hearing From Kealoha Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Prosecution In Drug Trial Prepares To Rest Without Hearing From Kealoha

Testimony in the federal trial of Katherine Kealoha’s brother Rudolph Puana has focused on allegations that the anesthesiologist was running a prescription drug ring.

Second Lawsuit Filed Over Police Involvement In Oahu Car Crash Hawaii News Now

Second Lawsuit Filed Over Police Involvement In Oahu Car Crash

Three Honolulu police officers are accused of causing the crash and leaving the scene without helping the severely injured passengers.