National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/13/17

Here are the seven reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, June 13, 2017:

  • Moss Point and Pascagoula, Mississippi: Two officers were arrested for DUI after they got into a fight with one another in a parking lot.
  • Lafayette, Louisiana: A city marshal has been indicted for perjury and malfeasance. Now a recall effort is underway.
  • Update: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (First reported 12/16/16): A now-former officer’s trial for killing Sylville Smith started this week. Before charges were brought for the shooting, he was fired and charged with sexual assault after an alleged victim came forward in the wake of the shooting. (See reports from 10/20/16; 11/1/16)
  • West Mahanoy Township, Pennsylvania:  An officer was fired after an administrative hearing.
  • East Haven, Connecticut: An officer was charged with domestic violence for an incident in Meriden.
  • Update: DeKalb County, Georgia (First reported 5/8/17): The sheriff was suspended 40 days by Governor Deal for his indecency arrest. His criminal trial is slated for July 7.
  • Walnut Grove, Minnesota: A chief was arrested in a child prostitution sting. He has been suspended indefinitely.