National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/2/17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, June 2, 2017:

  • McKinney, Texas: An officer was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, family violence for allegedly stabbing his wife in the stomach.
  • Thomas County, Georgia: A deputy was fired and charged with felony theft by taking and violation of his oath of office.
  • Placer County, California: A deputy was arrested along with two correctional officers for beating jail inmates and falsifying documents. The video of the incident in question has not been released.
  • Update: Wayne County, New York (First reported 2/27/17): A deputy pled guilty to misconduct for letting a drunk driver go without an arrest in exchange for oral sex.
  • Update: Harris County, Georgia (First reported 3/7/16): A deputy’s trial on 12 criminal charges for coercing female drivers to perform oral sex has been set for Aug 7.
  • Fayette County, Tennessee: A deputy was arrested for DUI after crashing his cruiser into another car while he was on duty and en route to a homicide investigation. The driver of the other car was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.
  • Morgantown, Kentucky: An officer was charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a minor.
  • Jefferson County, Kansas: A deputy was arrested in Iowa on a bevy of charges related to aggravated domestic assault and child endangerment.
  • Update: Volusia County, Florida (First reported 1/30/17): A now-former deputy was charged with grand theft and steroid possession after he was caught stealing cash from a driver by his body camera.