National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-11-17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, January 11, 2017:

  • Update: Los Angeles County, California: Now-former sheriff Lee Baca will be retried for corruption after a mistrial.
  • Austin, Texas: An officer was fired for breaking into ex-girlfriend’s home and misleading internal affairs investigation into the matter. The ex-girlfriend is also an officer in the department.
  • Midland, Texas: An officer who was arrested for domestic violence and interference with an officer in performance of his duties has resigned.
  • Harris County, Texas: A deputy was arrested for producing obscene material and sexually abusing a dog. He has been fired.
  • Update: Lucas County, Ohio (First reported 08-29-16): A deputy who was fired for posting implicit threats on social media has been reinstated by a labor arbitrator.
  • Update: U.S. Secret Service (First reported 11-16-15): A now-former officer was stationed at the White House agreed to plead guilty for attempting to sext a minor in Delaware. He was caught in a sting. The agreement allows him to be extradited to face even more serious charges in Florida
  • Update: U.S. Customs & Border Protection (First reported 09-12-16): An officer pled guilty to accepting sexual favors and bribes for smuggling people into the United States. He resigned his post before the plea and is scheduled to be sentenced April 7.
  • Update: St. Louis County, Missouri (First reported 01-07-16): An officer was sentenced to five years of probation after he pled guilty to assaulting his girlfriend during an incident off duty. He resigned and surrendered his law enforcement certification.