National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 7/6/17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, July 6, 2017:

  • Update: Utah Department of Public Safety: A now-former officer pled guilty to impaired driving. The weapon and open container charges were dropped. He was fied $1,500.
  • Cherokee County, Georgia: A deputy was arrested for DUI.
  • St. Johnsbury, Vermont: The chief resigned after he was suspended for undisclosed allegations of misconduct.
  • Purcell, Oklahoma: An officer was arrested for violating a protective order filed by his estranged wife. He had previously been suspended for an unrelated incident.
  • Ville Platte, Louisiana: The City is being sued by a woman who claims a marshal deputy forced her to perform sex acts on man while he watched.
  • Carteret, New Jersey: An officer was charged with assault and misconduct for beating a teenage crash victim.
  • Update: Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Two officers were acquitted of being lookouts for a third officer as he raped a woman while all were on duty. The third officer was also acquitted.
  • Port Arthur, Texas: An officer was arrested for assaulting a woman in Liberty County.