National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 4/21/17

Here are the seven reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, April 21, 2017:

  • Rochester, New York: Two officers were suspended after the use of force against a man who was riding a dirtbike. At least one body cam was not activated during the incident.
  • Southington, Connecticut: An officer was suspended 30 days for letting his intoxicated girlfriend drive. She caused a fatal accident and was criminally charged in the case.
  • Dallas, Texas: An officer was charged with burglary and stalking for an incident against his estranged wife in October.
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado: The City settled a racial profiling lawsuit for $212,000.
  • Parma, Ohio: A now-former officer pled guilty to identity fraud and obstruction charges for lying to officials while at a casino off duty. He and the woman he was with were using false identities when they cashed out.
  • Update: Federal Bureau of Investigation (Las Vegas) (First reported 12/21/16): A now-former agent was sentenced to 135 days in jail and probation for the off-duty shooting in the direction of Grand Rapids, Michigan police. No one was injured during the incident.
  • Update: Delaware County, Oklahoma (First reported 1/21/16): A now-former deputy was sentenced to three years, suspended, and ordered to register as sex offender for propositioning a teen.