National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-24-17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, January 24, 2017:

  • Baltimore, Maryland: A detective who was an investigator in charge of the Freddie Gray inquiry has been charged with assault in a separate off-duty matter.
  • U.S. Border Patrol (San Diego): A now-former agent was sentenced to two years in prison for providing drugs to and sexually molesting a teenage girl.
  • Update: Washington County, Oregon (First reported 12-15-15): A female deputy who was sexually harassed by a now-former deputy has filed a civil rights suit related to the case.
  • Update: Rutherford County, Tennessee (First reported 05-27-16): A now-former deputy pled guilty to the same charges that the now-former sheriff recently pled to in an e-cigarette scheme.
  • Update: Fresno, California (First reported 03-27-15): The nephew of a now-former deputy chief has pled guilty to drug distribution. During his allocution, he directly implicated his uncle in a marijuana distribution scheme. The former deputy’s trial is scheduled for May of this year.
  • Update: Lamar County, Mississippi (First reported 09-10-14): A now-former deputy was sentenced to 30 years for the sexual battery of a minor family member. He is already serving time for a murder-for-hire plot against his wife and step-daughter after the sexual battery allegations were brought.
  • Shreveport, Louisiana: An officer was fired for kicking a handcuffed detainee in the head after the detainee was verbally abusive to him.
  • Update: North Charleston, South Carolina: Now-former officer Michael Slager will be retried in state court in August for the shooting death of Walter Scott.
  • Stratford, New Jersey: An officer was charged with child endangerment after the accidental shooting death of his eight-year-old daughter. It is unclear whether the daughter shot herself or whether a young sibling shot her with the loaded revolver that was out.