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Honolulu Police Corruption: Feds Want Judge To Throw The Book At Kealohas Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Corruption: Feds Want Judge To Throw The Book At Kealohas

Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard and the city’s top civil attorney have submitted letters to a federal judge that could be used to increase the sentences for Louis and Katherine Kealoha.

New Police Misconduct Reports Show A Range Of Bad Behavior Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

New Police Misconduct Reports Show A Range Of Bad Behavior

But the annual reports to the Legislature are lacking in the level of detail needed for meaningful public scrutiny.

SLIDESHOW: Emotions Run High At Memorial Service For Slain HPD Officer Cory Lum/Civil Beat

SLIDESHOW: Emotions Run High At Memorial Service For Slain HPD Officer

Tiffany Enriquez, shot to death on Jan. 19 while responding to a call in the Diamond Head area, was honored by law enforcement, family and friends Thursday.

Homeless Man Forced To Lick Urinal By Police Files Civil Lawsuit Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Homeless Man Forced To Lick Urinal By Police Files Civil Lawsuit

Two officers pleaded guilty in the case last year and are now being sued.

Denby Fawcett: Diamond Head Girls School Offers Comfort To First Responders, Neighbors Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Diamond Head Girls School Offers Comfort To First Responders, Neighbors

Students at the school near where two HPD officers were killed wanted to show their gratitude through a lunch Tuesday.

Guns Found At Home Where Two Cops Were Killed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Guns Found At Home Where Two Cops Were Killed

They were not registered to any of the residents of the home, police say.

Police Find Human Remains At Diamond Head Home Where Two Cops Were Killed Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Police Find Human Remains At Diamond Head Home Where Two Cops Were Killed

As smoke settled in the fire-ravaged neighborhood Monday, neighbors recalled the terror they’d felt a day earlier.

Man Suspected Of Fatally Shooting 2 HPD Officers Was Facing Eviction Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Man Suspected Of Fatally Shooting 2 HPD Officers Was Facing Eviction

Updated: The shooting suspect is believed to have also started a fire in the neighborhood that destroyed at least seven houses.

Sheehan Out As Honolulu Police Commission Chair Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sheehan Out As Honolulu Police Commission Chair

Loretta Sheehan has led the commission through much of the federal corruption probe.

Honolulu Police Official Says Suspect Shot Because ‘He Was Not Compliant’ Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Official Says Suspect Shot Because ‘He Was Not Compliant’

HPD explained why officers shot and killed a man in Kailua who had walked away from a work furlough facility.

Honolulu Police Shoot Man In Kailua Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Shoot Man In Kailua

A woman who was in the car with the suspect has been arrested.

Former SHOPO President Sues Over Police Chief Comments In A Civil Beat Story Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Former SHOPO President Sues Over Police Chief Comments In A Civil Beat Story

Tenari Maafala left the Honolulu Police Department in 2018 after he was moved to another assignment by the new police chief.