National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 02-15-17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, February 15, 2017:

  • Bristol, Virginia: A detective was arrested for DUI and suspended.
  • Update: Baltimore, Maryland (First reported 03-03-16): A school resource officer entered an Alford plea on an assault charge and resigned. He was video recorded slapping a student, and the images went viral.
  • U.S. Customs & Border Protection (NYC): An officer was arrested for aiding cocaine smugglers at JFK airport.
  • Oviedo, Florida: An officer was indicted on aggravated assault charges for a shooting during a traffic stop.
  • Update: Pennsylvania State Police (first reported 02-17-16): A trooper is on trial for assault and official oppression. He was video recorded kicking an activist and subsequently lying in his official statement.
  • Update: Memphis, Tennessee (First reported 01-19-16): A now-former officer was sentenced to one year in jail for stalking his ex. He put a tracking device on her car.
  • Trenton, New Jersey: An officer was placed on leave after a domestic incident with his wife.
  • Grover Beach, California: An officer was arrested for failure to control a dangerous animal after a fatal mauling. He resigned.