National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-04-17

Here are the six reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, January 4, 2017:

  • Rolesville, North Carolina: An officer was placed on paid leave during an investigation into the use of force against female high school student that was captured on video and went viral.
  • Update: Henrico County, Virginia: A deputy settled a lawsuit with a woman who was injured when he shot into the fleeing car that she was a passenger in. He was acquitted of criminal charges in the case.
  • Roane County, West Virginia: The newly elected sheriff was charged with stealing methamphetamine from evidence and admitted to being an addict.
  • McKenzie County, North Dakota: A deputy was fired after an internal investigation. A criminal investigation into the matter is ongoing.
  • Update: McKinney, Texas: The City is being sued for the actions of a now-former officer at swimming pool party in 2015. The officer was captured on video using force against black children who were attending the party.
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin: An officer was arrested on New Years’ for drunk driving. He also faces a weapons charge for having his gun in the back seat, and thus in his possession, while intoxicated.