National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 5/22/17

Here are the 11 reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, May 22, 2017:

  • Update: Tulsa, Oklahoma (First reported 9/9/16): The officer who was acquitted of criminal charges for killing Terence Crutcher will return to duty, but not on patrol.
  • Indianapolis, Indiana: An officer was arrested for domestic battery for an incident at his home.
  • Baytown, Texas: An officer is under criminal investigation for soliciting nude pics from female drivers to get out of tickets
  • Stone Mountain, Georgia: An officer was arrested for reckless conduct after her son pulled a gun on another car from the passenger seat while she was driving. She followed the car to its destination and her son started an altercation there. He too was arrested.
  • Crestwood, Missouri: An officer was named in a lawsuit for abusing and arresting a woman who flipped him off while she was complying with his orders.
  • Update: Palm Beach County, Florida (First reported 12/28/16): A deputy has withdrawn his guilty plea to federal identity theft and fraud charges. He claims his desperation to get out of pretrial detention induced the plea.
  • Bullitt County, Kentucky: The sheriff was indicted for obstructing the investigation of one of his now-former deputies, who has since been convicted of drug trafficking and is awaiting sentencing. He allegedly tipped the deputy off that he was under investigation.
  • Update: Rocky Ford, Colorado (First reported 11/17/14): The City settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the family of Jack Jacquez, who was fatally shot by an officer. The now-former officer is serving a 16-year sentence for the shooting.
  • Alexandria, Virginia: An officer who was fired for racially profiling the police chief’s brother has been re-hired by the department.
  • Florida Highway Patrol: A trooper was arrested for domestic violence.
  • Calhoun, Tennessee: An officer and the now-former chief who is currently serving as chief in another jurisdiction were arrested for extorting money from an arrestee.