National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 4/25/17

Here are the six reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, April 25, 2017:

  • Lafayette Parish, Louisiana: A deputy was arrested for bringing contraband into the jail for an inmate.
  • Update: Baltimore, Maryland: An officer who was indicted with six other officers in a corruption scandal has also been indicted in a separate drug ring case.
  • Update: East Cleveland, Ohio: Two officers pled guilty to charges for assaulting and violating the civil rights of a detainee.
  • Update: Sacramento, California: The City is being sued by the man who was assaulted by an officer for jaywalking that many saw in a viral video. He also claims he was the victim of mistreatment in the jail.
  • Milwaukee County, Wisconsin: The jail is at the heart of a rare prosecutor’s inquest because Terrill Thomas was denied water for a week and died of severe dehydration. The jail is overseen by Sheriff David Clarke.
  • Update: New York, New York: A now-former officer was sentenced to 28 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a minor and child pornography.