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National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-27-17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, January 27, 2017:

  • Cleveland, Ohio: A now-former officer pled guilty to drug possession after an investigation revealed multiple texts with an alleged drug dealer. Having relinquished his law enforcement certification, a successful stint in rehab and year of probation will expunge his conviction. He is also named in a pending excessive force lawsuit for shooting a suspect and allegedly falsifying information related to the incident. ow.ly/We8g308pjab
  • Marlin, Texas: An officer was charged with theft of a firearm by a public servant after guns were discovered to be missing from the police armory. ow.ly/xRKN308pjnv
  • Update: Citrus County, Florida (First reported 12-20-16): A deputy who was fired after a domestic violence arrest won her appeal of termination. She may return as a dispatcher while her criminal case is pending. ow.ly/bI2C308pkUZ
  • Allegheny County, Pennsylvania: A deputy was charged with domestic violence. ow.ly/q8XN308plaV
  • Update: Temple, Texas (First reported 09-27-16): An officer was sentenced to federal probation and ordered to pay a $1,200 fine for lying to federal investigators. ow.ly/himK308pm8i
  • Trenton, Texas: The now-former chief who was under indictment for official oppression died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot. ow.ly/EALc308psrE
  • Update: Portland, Oregon (First reported 12-13-16): An officer who was arrested for DUI in his patrol vehicle was permitted to enter a one-year diversion program to avoid a criminal conviction. He will have a breathalyzer attached to the ignition of his car. ow.ly/4wZw308psKc
  • St. Johns County, Florida: A deputy resigned after being charged with fraud for $1,300 in personal purchases on the Police Athletic League credit card.  ow.ly/awlx308ptem
  • Michigan State Police: A trooper pled no contest to OVI and aggravated assault for crashing into a motorcyclist. He is scheduled to be sentenced March 8. ow.ly/S86S308ptVF

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-26-17

Here are the seven reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, January 26, 2017:

  • Hattiesburg, Mississippi: An officer was arrested in Lamar County for domestic assault. ow.ly/yUDE308nf5T
  • Wisner, Louisiana: An officer was charged with malfeasance in office for allegedly taking money from evidence. ow.ly/i2YU308nff0
  • Colorado Springs, Colorado: A now-former officer pled guilty to selling counterfeit Broncos merchandise at a flea market. He was fined $7,500. ow.ly/4KQ6308nzpK
  • St. Lucie County, Florida: A deputy was arrested for sexually assaulting a woman while he was on duty. He was fired. ow.ly/MZ7z308nJQN
  • Dallas County, Arkansas: A deputy was arrested for disorderly conduct after an intoxicated inmate whom he was supervising on a pass for work detail crashed the car they were in. The officer too had been drinking. ow.ly/t9dr308nMHf
  • Willow Springs, Illinois: Five officers are no longer with the department after a three-year investigation into the misuse of funds. The five comprised almost half of the department’s officers. ow.ly/yPia308nNbq
  • Update: Lowell, Massachusetts (First reported 11-16-16): An officer was suspended for six months and ordered to undergo anger management for assaulting a handcuffed student. ow.ly/m66Y308nNzg

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-25-17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, January 25, 2017:

  • Orlando, Florida: An officer was arrested for DUI after spotted driving erratically in his pickup. His BAC was measured at .220. ow.ly/rvwf308kZsS
  • Sarasota County, Florida: A deputy was charged with attempted murder for allegedly trying to stage an elderly woman’s suicide after she complained that he was taking advantage of her. ow.ly/bslH308kZRz
  • Update: Minneapolis, Minnesota (First reported 1-28-16): An officer was charged for shooting into a car of bystanders without warning. ow.ly/AOLZ308l37d
  • Granite City, Missouri: An officer was charged with felony misconduct for allegedly sharing information from a law enforcement database. ow.ly/OlsK308l3DH
  • Update: U.S. Marshals (First reported 06-24-16): A now-former deputy marshal agreed to plead guilty to child pornography possession. He was discovered surreptitiously recording women using the bathroom, some of whom were minors.  ow.ly/Fcau308l44s
  • Update: Los Angeles County, California (First reported 10-30-15): A now-former deputy pled guilty to sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl. He was sentenced to 180 days in jail and given five years of probation. ow.ly/6HQa308l5Jj
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection: A now-former officer pled guilty to murder during an off-duty altercation. He was recently awarded a new trial after his original conviction and sentence of 25 years had been overturned. After his plea, he was sentenced to five years in prison, with credit for more than 400 days of time served. ow.ly/i0zV308l7nO
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: An officer pled guilty to roughing up a contractor and stealing $38 from him while he was on duty. He was sentenced to five years of probation. ow.ly/vEZa308l871

 

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-24-17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, January 24, 2017:

  • Baltimore, Maryland: A detective who was an investigator in charge of the Freddie Gray inquiry has been charged with assault in a separate off-duty matter. ow.ly/qKV9308gqBz
  • U.S. Border Patrol (San Diego): A now-former agent was sentenced to two years in prison for providing drugs to and sexually molesting a teenage girl. ow.ly/WVYq308ha1K
  • Update: Washington County, Oregon (First reported 12-15-15): A female deputy who was sexually harassed by a now-former deputy has filed a civil rights suit related to the case. ow.ly/qSuY308j2B0
  • Update: Rutherford County, Tennessee (First reported 05-27-16): A now-former deputy pled guilty to the same charges that the now-former sheriff recently pled to in an e-cigarette scheme. ow.ly/LzkO308j3qY
  • Update: Fresno, California (First reported 03-27-15): The nephew of a now-former deputy chief has pled guilty to drug distribution. During his allocution, he directly implicated his uncle in a marijuana distribution scheme. The former deputy’s trial is scheduled for May of this year. ow.ly/S2Sk308j472
  • Update: Lamar County, Mississippi (First reported 09-10-14): A now-former deputy was sentenced to 30 years for the sexual battery of a minor family member. He is already serving time for a murder-for-hire plot against his wife and step-daughter after the sexual battery allegations were brought. ow.ly/FjjJ308jPI8
  • Shreveport, Louisiana: An officer was fired for kicking a handcuffed detainee in the head after the detainee was verbally abusive to him. ow.ly/1cF1308j7Jp
  • Update: North Charleston, South Carolina: Now-former officer Michael Slager will be retried in state court in August for the shooting death of Walter Scott. http://bit.ly/2j6bnZy
  • Stratford, New Jersey: An officer was charged with child endangerment after the accidental shooting death of his eight-year-old daughter. It is unclear whether the daughter shot herself or whether a young sibling shot her with the loaded revolver that was out. ow.ly/aFLN308j8gw

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-23-17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, January 23, 2017:

  • Chicago, Illinois: Six officers were suspended for showing improper favoritism to a high-ranking fire official after his DUI crash. ow.ly/Etnv308g4sU
  • Update: Dane County, Wisconsin (First reported 07-21-16): A now-former deputy pled guilty to bringing contraband to an inmate in the jail with whom she had a relationship. The plea agreement suggests three years of probation and 120 days in jail. ow.ly/OkJP308g8vk
  • Update: Pike County, Ohio (First reported 12-07-15): A now-former deputy was acquitted of murder and reckless homicide for shooting a man after a vehicular chase. He was also charged with involuntary manslaughter for fatally shooting his neighbor in a separate off-duty incident. The trial date has not been set in that case. ow.ly/CBEd308g9i4
  • DeKalb County, Georgia: An officer was arrested for hacking a colleague’s files and posting nude photos of her to social media. ow.ly/IVdk308ga5W
  • Southwestern Regional Pennsylvania Police: An officer pled no contest to harassment for his July arrest. He underwent counseling and has been reinstated. ow.ly/nzAg308gaXu
  • Update: Simpsonville, Kentucky (First reported 01-11-16): A now-former officer pled guilty to stealing $30,000 of cash, drugs, and guns from evidence. He is slated to be sentenced March 6, 2017. ow.ly/BIem308gbp4
  • North Andover, Massachusetts: An officer was charged with DUI and placed on leave after an off-duty crash in a police cruiser. His BAC was measured at .219.  ow.ly/focP308gcfk
  • Chicago, Illinois: An officer was charged with first-degree murder in the off-duty shooting of Jose Nieves. ow.ly/gIS7308ghiw
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The City settled a lawsuit that alleged an illegal search, false arrest, and racial epithets directed at motorists by officers. ow.ly/Yj9G308gkGp

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-20-17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, January 20, 2017:

  • New Albany, Indiana: An officer was suspended after he was indicted for battery and official misconduct against a suspect during an arrest last year. ow.ly/nok8308bR98
  • Update: Chicago, Illinois (First reported 11-24-15): Four of the fifteen officers cited for misconduct in the Laquan McDonald shooting were suspended five days for disabling their dashboard cameras prior to the shooting. The remaining 11 officers cited have been recommended for termination. ow.ly/HS98308bRpG
  • Update: Evanston, Illinois (First reported 11-30-16): One officer retired and another was reprimanded for arresting a man who was collecting petition signatures to run for office. The reprimanded officer is appealing her discipline. ow.ly/rAyK308bSB6
  • U.S. Customs & Border Protection: An agent and his wife have been charged with smuggling Ritalin into the United States from Mexico through the checkpoint in Nogales, Arizona. ow.ly/wuAt308c1Jn
  • Revere, Massachusetts: An officer was charged with child abuse for hitting his girlfriend’s five-year-old child with a belt. ow.ly/V9HV308co8H
  • Palm Beach County, Florida: A deputy was suspended for a drunken incident at Tampa hotel, where he was intoxicated and disruptive. No arrest. ow.ly/dYDw308cxFU
  • Nicholas County, West Virginia: A deputy lost his badge and faces misdemeanor charges for shooting his service weapon into the car his wife wrecked. He responded to the accident while on duty and found her with his car. ow.ly/zduM308cDIr
  • Vidalia, Mississippi: An officer was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman in a bar in Natchez. ow.ly/g8LD308cEX5

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-19-17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, January 29, 2017:

  • Hanahan, South Carolina: An officer was suspended after his arrest for domestic violence. ow.ly/OL3s3088LDU
  • Galveston, Texas: An officer was arrested after a multi-agency investigation into steroid distribution. ow.ly/K5q33088LMf
  • Contra Costa County, California: A deputy was fired after his arrest for an off-duty shooting at a house party in Sacramento. ow.ly/mGYM3088M0h
  • Cleveland, Ohio: An officer was arrested for sexual assault against his ex-girlfriend in an off-duty incident. ow.ly/ViJZ3088McL
  • Chicago, Illinois: An officer was charged with felony sexual assault against a minor. ow.ly/fZp73088Mmb
  • Quincy, Massachusetts: An officer surrendered after a four-hour standoff with a SWAT team following shots fired during a domestic disturbance. ow.ly/vO5y308a9zi
  • Update: Prince George’s County, Maryland (First reported 07-22-16): An officer pled guilty to taking ‘upskirt’ photos of an off-duty officer from another department. He is scheduled to be sentenced February 17.  ow.ly/XgCL308asoe
  • Hamilton County, Tennessee: A deputy was suspended for using a racial slur against a colleague twice. He was ordered to undergo workplace retraining. ow.ly/ej2j308atXB
  • Update: Rutherford County, Tennessee (First reported 05-27-16): The now-former sheriff pled guilty to federal fraud and extortion charges for running an electronic cigarette scam in the county jail. He still faces local charges for a domestic assault arrest that followed indictment on the fraud charges. ow.ly/4Yeb308axFL

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-17-17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, January 17, 2017:

  • Concordia Parish, Louisiana: A deputy was charged with battery for a domestic incident involving a stun gun. He resigned after his arrest. ow.ly/3Vyy30858XZ
  • Indianapolis, Indiana: An officer was arrested for shoplifting and resisting law enforcement. ow.ly/EC2a3085dD7
  • Montvale, New Jersey: An officer was charged with DWI after being found passed out in his own vomit in his car. ow.ly/xePz3085jQK
  • Timmonsville, South Carolina: An officer was arrested for domestic violence. ow.ly/xXcc3085orw
  • Update: Waterloo, Iowa (First reported 08-04-16): An officer was acquitted of assault in an alleged off-duty road rage incident. ow.ly/VBNe3085FmL
  • Update: Edison Township, New Jersey (First reported 11-08-16): Two now-former officers were fined and banned from public employment after each pled guilty to participating in a retaliation scheme against a superior officer. ow.ly/5eDR3085FIK
  • Update: Suffolk County, New York (First reported 10-05-16): An officer who was indicted for a fatal wrong-way crash has been fired. ow.ly/1R2n3085Gw3
  • Update: Harris County, Texas (First reported 01-11-17): A now-former deputy who had already been charged for sexually abusing a dog had child pornography possession added to his charges after the search of his home. ow.ly/LLr83085Hbf

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-13-17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, January 13, 2017:

  • Update: St. Croix County, Wisconsin (First reported 10-17-16): An officer resigned after his arrest in North Dakota for being passed out and allegedly intoxicated in his patrol car. He was working a volunteer detail for the pipeline protests. His trial is scheduled for March 3.  ow.ly/zzOY307WsYV
  • San Pablo, California: A commander was arrested for domestic violence. He is no longer with the department. ow.ly/1ESb307Wtvq
  • University of Toledo (Ohio): An officer pled no contest to OVI. His license was suspended license but given an exception for work. He was also fined and ordered to take remedial driver education. ow.ly/6v30307WuyP
  • Update: Daytona Beach, Florida (First reported 11-21-16): A now-former officer will not face criminal charges for lying to investigators about being shot at. ow.ly/8AWM307YFxP
  • Update: Agawam, Massachusetts: Three officers who were fired for excessive force against a detainee will not face state criminal charges. Video of the incident has been released. ow.ly/R8Y3307YGcm
  • Update: Detroit, Michigan (First reported 01-05-17): An officer resigned in lieu of termination for posting derogatory social media posts about residents. ow.ly/TPkx307YIr7
  • Bexar County, Texas: A deputy was fired after he was arrested for domestic violence. ow.ly/GLsu307YIOE
  • Update: Wheeling, West Virginia (First reported 11-17-16): A now-former officer pled guilty to possession of indecent images of a child and was sentenced to probation. He had sex with a 17-year-old student at the school where he worked as a resource officer. ow.ly/hBI6307YKeE

National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-12-17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, January 12, 2017

  • Update: Cleveland, Ohio (First reported 10-14-15): An officer pled guilty to attempted assault for biting his girlfriend during a fight while he was off-duty. He may retain his job. ow.ly/33HR307TOzI
  • Broward County, Florida: A sheriff’s deputy was suspended for recording and leaking security footage of the airport shooting to TMZ. ow.ly/6cIv307TPI9
  • Corona, California: An officer was placed on leave after accidentally firing a round into a security officer’s car. The security officer was in the car at the time of the shooting but was not hit by the bullet. ow.ly/pY81307Wn8D
  • Gaston County, North Carolina: An officer was arrested for assault and pointing a gun at someone. He is no longer with the department. ow.ly/AY0q307WnSm
  • McKinley County, New Mexico: A deputy was suspended and two others were placed on paid leave after a brawl at a party at the suspended deputy’s home. The victim was not an officer and had to be airlifted to a hospital. ow.ly/wmrC307WrAH
  • Sonoma County, California (First reported 10-24-16): A now-former deputy was charged with felonious assault by an officer for beating and tasing a Marine veteran and former police officer in his home. ow.ly/LLM8307Wsad
  • Pinellas County, Florida: A deputy was arrested for domestic battery and witness tampering after an off-duty incident. ow.ly/D4CW307WspG
  • Update: Nashville, Tennessee (First reported 01-25-16): An officer was suspended for one month after her criminal stalking charge was dismissed following an Alford plea. ow.ly/jdUz307Wua7