04 Nov 2015
Police Misconduct Report: 10-26 to 10-30, 2015
Monday, October 26, 2015
An officer was arrested for weapons possession. He was recently arrested for child abuse as well.
Anderson, South Carolina
An officer was arrested after DUI crash and arrest. He has resigned.
Adams County, Colorado
A deputy was fired and arrested for a sexual assault that occurred while he was on duty.
A detective was arrested for DUI.
An officer was acquitted for punching a handcuffed suspect in the face.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
An officer was suspended after his arrest for aggravated assault.
DeKalb County, Georgia
A captain was charged with encouraging excessive force and obstruction of justice.
Richland County, South Carolina
Spring Valley High School SRO was shown on video violently arresting a non-violent, seated female student in classroom. The federal government is investigating possible civil rights violations. The officer has been fired.
Los Alamos, New Mexico
An officer was arrested for taking payments for work while on the clock as a police officer.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
An officer was fired for a pattern of dishonesty, domestic abuse, and misuse of law enforcement database.
Warren County, Missouri
A now-former deputy was charged with tampering and other charges for faking ambush by shooting at his own patrol car.
An officer was suspended for 90 days for using taser on belligerent but nonviolent suspect.
Kern County, California
A deputy was arrested for waving his gun at children.
Bridgeton, New Jersey
The City settled excessive force lawsuit for $500,000. The suit alleged officers beat a motorist after he honked his horn during traffic stop
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Tate County, Mississippi
A now-former deputy pled guilty to illegally tasing an inmate. The inmate consequently suffered skull fracture during the incident.
Cambria County, Pennsylvania
A now-former detective was arrested for tipping-off a drug dealer to a law enforcement investigation.
Galloway Township, New Jersey
An officer pled guilty to aggravated assault for domestic violence. He was sentenced to 220 days in jail.
DeKalb County, Georgia
A now-former deputy was arrested and fired from the Covington PD for stealing a seized motorcycle DeKalb County while he was employed there. The Covington authorities received an anonymous tip that he was in possession of the stolen vehicle.
A civil jury found that a lieutenant retaliated against a now-former officer. The jury awarded the former officer with a $120,000 judgment. The City and the police chief were not found liable for their roles in the incident.
Live Oak, Florida
An officer was arrested for possession of child pornography.
An officer was found not guilty of negligent homicide for his role in the automobile crash that killed Paul Suire in 2012.
San Antonio, Texas
An officer was fired for participating in an unauthorized high-speed chase of a car with a baby inside.
A transit officer was fired after a violent takedown of an autistic teenager.
The City is being sued by a same-sex couple who claim they were beat up and arrested by officer for kissing in a grocery store.
Friday, October 30, 2015
Liberty County, Georgia
A deputy was charged with receiving stolen property.
The department was broadly accused by the county sheriff of destroying evidence in an alleged sexual assault of a county deputy by a city officer.
An officer received an administrative reprimand for running a stop sign and hitting an elderly cyclist.
Los Angeles County, California
A deputy was arrested for child molestation.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
A school resource officer was charged with assault.
s County, Florida
A deputy was arrested for grand theft and insurance fraud totaling approximately $60,000.