National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 03-10-17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, March 10, 2017:

  • Immigration & Customs Enforcement: An officer was found guilty of bribery and making false statements for taking sex and money in exchange for documents that would allow otherwise ineligible immigrants to legally work.
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota: An officer was charged with sexual misconduct for off-duty actions against an unconscious woman.
  • Update: Miami-Dade County, Florida (First reported 07-24-15): A now-former officer was sentenced to four years’ probation for attempting to frame her estranged husband.
  • Mount Dora, Florida: An officer resigned a day before his arrest for domestic violence for stalking and threatening his ex-girlfriend.
  • New York, New York: An officer was convicted of misconduct and filing a false instrument for conducting an unlawful arrest of a man and an illegal search of the woman he was with. He is scheduled to be sentenced May 9.
  • Maui, Hawaii: A now-former officer was given probation and fined $1,500 for issuing false speeding and parking tickets.
  • New Hampshire Department of Corrections: A sworn probation officer was indicted for shooting into a car of a probationer. He is on modified duty and retains his law enforcement certification if and until he is convicted or terminated.
  • Update: Lowell, North Carolina (First reported 09-06-16): A now-former officer pled guilty to statutory rape. He impregnated a 14-year-old girl and pressured her to have an abortion. He faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 12 years and may get up to 19 years in prison.
  • Wilmington, North Carolina: An officer was caught on camera lying to an Uber driver—who is also a defense lawyer—about the right to record police interactions.