National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 6/9/17

Here are the four reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, June 9, 2017:

  • Harris County, Texas: A deputy and her husband were indicted for murder for choking a man to death outside of a Denny’s. She was off duty at the time.
  • Erie, Pennsylvania: A now-former officer will plead guilty to vehicular homicide while under the influence for a fatal off-duty crash.
  • Update: Temple, Texas (First reported 9/11/15):  A now-former officer was given a five-year deferred adjudication and surrendered his law enforcement certification for shooting a gun in a hotel in El Paso. He was also accused of inappropriately touching a woman during the off-duty incident.
  • Jersey City, New Jersey: Several officers were caught on video kicking and beating an innocent bystander who was on fire after a chase-&-crash of another suspect. The victim was seriously injured by the burns and the assaulting officers.