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But it’s loaded with former police, prosecutors and judges, raising questions about whether it’s just a rubber stamp.
Officers were trying to serve a protective order in Nanakuli on a convicted felon armed with a shotgun.
At a cost of $3.5 million, Honolulu will equip all its officers with body cameras during the next year — following a step taken by many large urban departments.
The court ruled the city must pay for the defense of HPD officer Ming-Hung Nguyen because he was sued for actions “done in performance of duty.”
The 9th Circuit Court sided with a lower court, clearing the way for a lawsuit against HPD by the family of Sheldon Haleck.
New court documents say the wife of the former Honolulu police chief and her lover worked together to hide their relationship from federal investigators.
The news outlet has been seeking the report that gave Sgt. Darren Cachola his job back.
Even with assistance from police psychologists, some emotionally disturbed residents keep officers returning again and again.
Defense attorneys had wrongly hoped federal prosecutors were dropping conspiracy charges involving an alleged mailbox theft.
But a labor board panel has temporarily blocked Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard’s effort to release information explaining the decision.
Councilman Ikaika Anderson pulls back his proposals to shake up how the city selects police and fire chiefs and commissions.
Darren Cachola, a former HPD sergeant, could get his job back four years after he was caught on tape beating his girlfriend inside a Honolulu restaurant.