National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/27/17

Here are the ten reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, June 27, 2017:

  • Update: St. Anthony, Minnesota (First reported 11/16/16): The City settled the wrongful death suit with the family of Philando Castile for almost $3,000,000. The amount will be paid through a municipal insurance program.
  • Pondera County, Montana: A deputy was fired after his certification was revoked for sexual and criminal misconduct.
  • Polk County, Iowa: A deputy was fired for insubordination and gender bias.
  • Georgia State University: The police chief was arrested for DUI and suspended from duty.
  • Franklin, Indiana: An officer was arrested for felony domestic battery for striking his wife.
  • Update: Federal Protective Services (First reported 5/6/16): A now-former officer pled guilty to murdering his wife. He had previously pled guilty to spree killings that led to DC-area manhunt.
  • New York, New York: A now-former officer pled guilty in an administrative proceeding to false reporting against his supervisor. He lost 30 days of vacation for his plea. He is now on criminal trial for sexual misconduct with undocumented women. Although he worked in undercover prostitution stings, he is accused of paying these women for sexual acts. Many of the women are no longer in the United States.
  • Update: Chicago, Illinois (First reported 11/24/15): Three officers were indicted for misconduct, conspiracy, and obstruction for allegedly working to cover-up the Laquan McDonald shooting.
  • Update: Maricopa County, Arizona: The now-former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is now on trial for criminal contempt.
  • U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration: A now-former agent pled guilty to stealing $250,000 in fraud proceeds while working in Cyprus. She allegedly mailed the proceeds to her San Francisco home and kept the cash hidden in flower planters.