National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-26-17

Here are the seven reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, January 26, 2017:

  • Hattiesburg, Mississippi: An officer was arrested in Lamar County for domestic assault.
  • Wisner, Louisiana: An officer was charged with malfeasance in office for allegedly taking money from evidence.
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado: A now-former officer pled guilty to selling counterfeit Broncos merchandise at a flea market. He was fined $7,500.
  • St. Lucie County, Florida: A deputy was arrested for sexually assaulting a woman while he was on duty. He was fired.
  • Dallas County, Arkansas: A deputy was arrested for disorderly conduct after an intoxicated inmate whom he was supervising on a pass for work detail crashed the car they were in. The officer too had been drinking.
  • Willow Springs, Illinois: Five officers are no longer with the department after a three-year investigation into the misuse of funds. The five comprised almost half of the department’s officers.
  • Update: Lowell, Massachusetts (First reported 11-16-16): An officer was suspended for six months and ordered to undergo anger management for assaulting a handcuffed student.