National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 7/11/17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, July 11, 2017:

  • Update: Baton Rouge, Louisiana: The City faces another federal lawsuit filed by protesters who were arrested following the Alton Sterling shooting
  • St. Johns County, Florida: A deputy was arrested for domestic battery for allegedly punching a woman in the face.
  • Update: Tulsa, Oklahoma (First reported 8/20/14): A now-former officer’s third trial for killing his daughter’s black boyfriend ends in mistrial.
  • Alachua County, Florida: A deputy had his child abuse charge dropped, but he was fired for the incident.
  • New York, New York: An officer was arrested for biting and choking his wife. The report notes he has prior arrests including DUI and child endangerment.
  • Update: St. Anthony, Minnesota: Officer Yunez, the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile, has accepted $48,500 severance to leave the department.
  • Update: Lantana, Florida (First reported 3/6/17): An officer pled guilty to distributing obscene material and resigned after sending pornographic material to teens.
  • Chicago, Illinois: The police are being sued by a man who claims he was incorrectly included in a gang database, making him unfairly excluded from getting DACA status.