National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 7/7/17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, July 7, 2017:

  • Update: Newcomerstown, Ohio (First reported 4/19/17): A now-former officer was indicted for lying about being shot in the line of duty and forging documents for benefits.
  • Dallas, Texas: The officer who fatally shot Genevive Dawes was among three officers fired for unrelated incidents by the interim chief. One officer was fired for causing an auto accident and failing to stop to render aid and the last officer was fired for beating a child with a surge protector while off duty.
  • Vandergrift, Pennsylvania: An officer was charged with assault and harassment for an off-duty incident with a 14-year-old boy
  • Update: Pasadena, California (First reported 2/22/17):  An officer is being investigated for illegal firearms dealing. A federal search warrant was served on his home, but no charges have yet been filed.
  • Green Bay, Wisconsin: An officer was charged with forgery for signing his ex-wife’s name on a car title without her consent.
  • Bellevue, Nebraska: A detective was arrested along with his wife following a domestic dispute.
  • Del Rio, Texas: An officer was arrested on a misdemeanor theft charge.
  • Mahoning County, Ohio: A deputy accepted a plea deal and dropped the appeal of his termination after he was allowed to resign. He plead guilty to misdemeanor OVI and weapons charges. The lesser charges will leave him eligible for future law enforcement employment.
  • Update: Baltimore, Maryland: Three officers were indicted on additional charges of burglary following February racketeering indictments with several other officers.