National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 03-17-17

Here are the six reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, March 17, 2017:

  • Update: Washington County, Oregon (First reported 03-08-16): A now-former deputy pled guilty to a lewd act with a child under 16 for conduct with 15-year-old he met online. He is scheduled to be sentenced May 8.
  • Update: Tulare County, California (First reported 10-09-13): The County settled two lawsuits filed by women who were sexually abused by a now-former deputy for $2, 200,000. In January 2016, the deputy was sentenced to five years in prison for his actions. (See update 01-19-16)
  • Newtown Township, Pennsylvania: A now-former officer was sentenced to probation for stealing prescription drugs from a police drop box.
  • Update: Tampa, Florida (First reported 04-08-15): A now-former detective pled guilty to stealing fraudulently acquired tax refunds. His wife, who was also a police officer, has been charged in the case as well but has not changed her not guilty plea to date.
  • Ohio Health Protective Agency: Three sworn officers were suspended while a violent incident that was captured on video is investigated.
  • Edmond, Oklahoma: An officer was charged with Outraging Public Decency for allegedly being drunk on a boat and fully naked except for a ‘Make America Great Again’ hat.