National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/26/17

Here are the reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, June 26, 2017:

  • Update: Los Angeles, California (First reported 6/23/17): An officer who was personally arrested by the chief for sex with an underage cadet is also being investigated for possible illegal weapons. A large weapons cache, including a sawed-off shotgun and military equipment, was found at his home after his arrest.
  • Dallas, Texas: An officer was indicted for aggravated assault for fatally shooting a woman during a confrontation in January.
  • Curry County, New Mexico: A deputy was fired and arrested for allegedly stealing meth while on the job.
  • St. Louis County, Missouri: A deputy pled guilty to theft for double-dipping.
  • Update: Vigo County, Indiana (First reported 11/7/16): A now-former deputy pled guilty to wire fraud and theft for his role in an $80,000 kickback scheme. He was ordered to pay about $46,000 restitution. The report mentions that the restitution should be paid before sentencing, but no date has been set.
  • Update: Erie, Pennsylvania (First reported 10/19/16): An officer was acquitted of assault for kicking a suspect who was on the ground, fracturing his face. He was reinstated to active duty after the acquittal, but will not be allowed on patrol pending an internal administrative investigation.
  • Update: Jefferson County, Kansas (First reported 6/2/17): A deputy was arrested fo the second time in a month. This time is for DUI.