National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 5/15/17

Here are the ten reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, May 15, 2017:

  • Update: Iredell County, North Carolina (First reported 3/14/17): A detective had domestic violence charges against him dropped after a review of the incident video.
  • Prince George’s County, Maryland: An officer was indicted for witness intimidation, misconduct in office, and accessory after the fact.
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: An officer was suspended with intent to dismiss after his arrest for punching his wife in the head.
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico: An officer is under internal and external investigations for a fatal on-duty crash that killed a child. The report indicates the officer has a history of bad driving.
  • Update: Ector County, Texas (First reported 6/16/16): A deputy pled guilty to extorting a game room operator for tips about raids and enforcing robberies of the premises.
  • Update: New Rochelle, New York (First reported 1/3/17): An officer pled not guilty to vehicular manslaughter for an off-duty crash that killed his friend.
  • Pushmataha County, Oklahoma: A deputy was fired for lying about a shooting and a subsequent car chase when he was on duty.
  • Jonesboro, Arkansas: An officer was fired after pointing a loaded firearm at a motorist and a passenger after running them off the road while he was off-duty and in his personal vehicle.
  • Warren, Rhode Island: An officer was arrested for cyber-harassment.
  • Sycamore and Elgin, Illinois: The Sycamore chief was placed on leave as the City investigates why an Elgin officer who was arrested for DUI was released without charge.