National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 02-23-17

Here are the 11 reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, February 23, 2017:

  • Mercer County, New Jersey: An officer was arrested for simple assault for allegedly beating his wife.
  • Update: U.S. Customs & Border Protection: A now-former agent was acquitted of attempted murder and aggravated assault for an off-duty shooting.
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee: An officer was fired after making a false arrest, violating use of force policy, and harassing a man.
  • Crockett County, Tennessee: A deputy was indicted on federal charges for providing protection for drug trafficking while on duty and in uniform.
  • Burnett County, Wisconsin: A deputy was arrested for OWI with a child in the car and placed on leave.
  • Los Angeles, California: An officer was placed on leave after a video went viral showing him fire his gun in an off-duty confrontation with teens.
  • Update: Orange County, Florida: A deputy was suspended 40 hours without pay for berating a tow truck driver and flashing her badge to intimidate him out of towing her vehicle.
  • Moore County, North Carolina: A school resource officer was charged with numerous counts of sexual misconduct against students. He resigned.
  • Ingalls, Indiana: The chief was suspended for five days by the town council for “15 to 20” reasons and “past actions.”
  • Update: California Highway Patrol: A now-former officer was acquitted of child molestation charges.
  • Madison, Wisconsin: The City agreed to pay $3,350,000 to the family of Tony Robinson, who was unarmed when he was fatally shot by an officer.