National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-19-17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, January 29, 2017:

  • Hanahan, South Carolina: An officer was suspended after his arrest for domestic violence.
  • Galveston, Texas: An officer was arrested after a multi-agency investigation into steroid distribution.
  • Contra Costa County, California: A deputy was fired after his arrest for an off-duty shooting at a house party in Sacramento.
  • Cleveland, Ohio: An officer was arrested for sexual assault against his ex-girlfriend in an off-duty incident.
  • Chicago, Illinois: An officer was charged with felony sexual assault against a minor.
  • Quincy, Massachusetts: An officer surrendered after a four-hour standoff with a SWAT team following shots fired during a domestic disturbance.
  • Update: Prince George’s County, Maryland (First reported 07-22-16): An officer pled guilty to taking ‘upskirt’ photos of an off-duty officer from another department. He is scheduled to be sentenced February 17.
  • Hamilton County, Tennessee: A deputy was suspended for using a racial slur against a colleague twice. He was ordered to undergo workplace retraining.
  • Update: Rutherford County, Tennessee (First reported 05-27-16): The now-former sheriff pled guilty to federal fraud and extortion charges for running an electronic cigarette scam in the county jail. He still faces local charges for a domestic assault arrest that followed indictment on the fraud charges.