National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/29/17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, June 29, 2017:

  • Update: Texas State Police: The trooper who pulled over and arrested Sandra Bland had his perjury charges dropped.
  • Leesburg, Florida: An officer was charged with sexual battery against a woman while they were at a party when he was off duty.
  • Fort Worth, Texas: An officer was fired for shooting man holding BBQ fork. His criminal trial for the incident ended in mistrial.
  • Update: Baton Rouge, Louisiana: The Department and two officers are being sued for the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling.
  • Baltimore, Ohio: An officer pled guilty to fraud. He lied so his daughter could collect government benefits under false pretense.
  • Update: Missouri State Police: A trooper who was charged with manslaughter in drowning death of Brandon Ellingson, who fell out of the boat while handcuffed, has pled guilty to misdemeanor negligence.
  • Update: San Antonio, Texas: An officer who previously was fired twice has been reinstated again.
  • Sedgwick County, Kansas: A deputy was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop off duty.