National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 03-28-17

Here are the six reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, March 28, 2017:

  • Mendota Heights, Minnesota: An officer was suspended for one month for abusing a driver database for non-professional use. This is the officer’s third disciplinary suspension.
  • Walton County, Florida: A deputy was arrested for domestic violence.
  • Logan County, Oklahoma: A deputy arrested was for DUI and possession of a firearm while intoxicated. He was off duty at the time of the incident.
  • Update: New York, New York: The officer who fatally shot Ramarley Graham, an unarmed black teen, resigned in lieu of termination after an administrative trial for the incident.
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico: A review board recommended suspending an officer who accidentally shot a man. The panel suggested an 88-hour suspension.
  • Purcell, Oklahoma: An officer was charged with reckless conduct with a firearm for shooting a dog from the motorcycle he was riding. He claimed was running toward him; the dog survived but had a paw amputated and other injuries.