National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 03-08-17

Here are the six reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, March 8, 2017:

  • Update: Spokane, Washington (First reported 01-04-16): A sergeant was suspended for one month without pay for tipping-off a colleague about a criminal investigation into rape allegations against him. The accused officer is awaiting trial for raping a fellow officer at a party.
  • Update: New York, New York (First reported 02-17-17): Two officers were charged for lying to make a bogus cocaine arrest. An innocent man spent 50 days in Rikers. This is the second such case against these officers from the gang unit.
  • Update: Fort Worth, Texas (First reported 06-08-11): An officer who was fired for writing fake tickets to collect overtime was reinstated by a labor arbitrator. He may get up to $400,000 in back pay as well as pension contributions.
  • Willis, Texas: A retired officer was arrested for molesting a then-10-year-old girl back in 2000.
  • Update: Mocksville, North Carolina (First reported 04-07-12): A now-former chief was found to be liable for part of a $2,100,000 award to three officers who were wrongly terminated for reporting misconduct in his office.
  • Update: Skagit County, Washington (First reported 01-31-17): A deputy who was arrested for domestic violence has been fired.