National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 03-27-17

Here are the 12 reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, March 27, 2017:

  • Update: Marksville, Louisiana (First reported 11-09-15): A now-former deputy was found guilty of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter for fatally shooting a six-year-old boy and wounding his father by shooting into the car they were in after a vehicle pursuit. His former partner will stand trial separately.
  • Northeastern Regional Police (Pennsylvania): An officer pled guilty to a traffic violation and paid a fine for fatally striking a pedestrian.
  • New York, New York: A detective was arrested for fondling and exposing himself outside of the windows of strangers.
  • Gresham, Oregon: An officer pled guilty to misconduct for exposing himself to co-workers while he was on duty. He retired and surrendered his law enforcement certification.
  • Update: Broward County, Florida (First reported 10-17-14): A deputy was found not guilty for allegedly demanding oral sex in exchange for letting a probation violator go. He is now seeking three years of back pay.
  • Gwinnett County, Georgia: Two deputies were charged—one with theft and the other with receiving stolen property—for taking undisclosed property from the county.
  • New York, New York: An officer was arrested for drunk driving after striking three parked cars while he was off duty.
  • New Mexico State Police: An officer was charged with aggravated DWI for hitting two parked cars and flipping his vehicle while he was off duty. He resigned.
  • Chicopee, Massachusetts: An officer was suspended for five days for being belligerently drunk while representing the department in a St. Patrick’s Day parade.
  • Update: Pasco, Washington (First reported 05-1415): An officer was acquitted of third-degree rape and fourth-degree sexual assault for an off-duty incident with a relative.
  • Update: Louisville, Kentucky (First reported 10-04-16): An officer was found guilty of misconduct but acquitted of terroristic threatening for pulling a gun on a driver who hit his car.
  • Lincoln County, North Carolina: An officer was fired after a domestic incident at his home during which a shot was fired. It is not clear whether the officer was at fault in the incident or whether he shot the gun.