National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-31-17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, January 31, 2017:

  • Albany, New York: An officer was arrested for an off-duty DUI in Saratoga Springs.
  • Update: Erie County, New York (First reported 04-20-16): A now-former deputy will undergo treatment and was ordered to perform 70 hours of community service after a guilty plea to drug possession. He was originally charged with smuggling drugs into the jail.
  • Update: Edwardsville, Illinois (First reported 01-05-15): A now-former officer pled guilty to 6 of 11 charges for a string of burglaries he perpetrated while on duty and in uniform.
  • Update: New York, New York (First reported 02-11-15): A now-former officer was found guilty of raping a 13-year-old girl.
  • Update: Jackson, Mississippi (First reported 05-24-16): A now-former officer was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for accepting bribes in a visa scam.
  • Memphis, Tennessee: An officer was arrested for assault and vandalism for an off-duty incident at the home of his girlfriend.
  • Skagit County, Washington: A deputy was charged with domestic violence and held on $100,000 bail.
  • New York, New York: The City is being sued by the surviving family of Ariel Garza, 49, who died after being tazed twice by an officer who came to his home.