Police Misconduct Report: 7-27 to 7-31, 2015




Sexual Misconduct


Involving Children

Monday, July 27, 2015

Watervliet, New York

An officer was arrested for allegedly having oral sex with two minors in public spaces.

Costa Mesa, California

An officer was arrested for insurance fraud. Allegedly, he falsely claimed he was injured on the job.

New Haven, Connecticut

An officer was arrested for stealing several hundred dollars in cash from a local restaurant.

Danville, Arkansas

Two now-former law enforcement officers, who are also brothers, were charged with battery for actions against a 13-year-old detainee.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

New York, New York

Several officers were shown on video punching a subdued man they were arresting in a Target for trespassing.

Vermilion, Ohio

An officer was suspended for 10 days after he drove to police shooting range while intoxicated.

Medford, Massachusetts

A detective was suspended after threatening to shoot a driver in the head during a traffic stop. (with video)

Fresno, California

An officer resigned after being caught in a prostitution investigation.

Sarasota, Florida

An officer made a homeless man play humiliating games for food and eat it off of the floor while in custody.

Vermilion, Ohio

An officer was suspended from duty for driving with a suspended license. The car he was driving also had illegally transferred tags.

Kenosha, Wisconsin

An officer received a 60-day suspension for repeatedly shoving bystander and injuring him.

New York, New York

The City is being sued by two men who shot at, one was hit several times, by a drunk off-duty officer. The officer is facing attempted murder and DUI charges.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

New York, New York

An officer was found to have used excessive force by the CCRB. He will now face a disciplinary hearing for throwing a handcuffed teen through a window.

New Orleans, Louisiana

An officer was arrested for DWI and placed on emergency leave.

Osceola County, Florida

A deputy was arrested for attempting to buy prescription pills from an informant.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

An officer was arrested for misconduct and false reporting.

Dallas County, Texas

A deputy was arrested for shoplifting at a grocery store while in uniform. He allegedly used self-checkout on several occasions but did not pay for some of his merchandise.

Mecklenburg, North Carolina

An officer was arrested for DWI.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

San Joaquin, California

The police department is fighting allegations it improperly distributed department weapons for private use.

Clayton County, Georgia

An officer who was fired for assaulting a 69-year-old man in front of his house has been indicted for the incident.

Pearl, Mississippi

An officer resigned amid an investigation that he had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.

Ferguson, Missouri

A plaintiff won his appeal so his lawsuit for false arrest and excessive force against the Ferguson police department may go forward. In addition to the injuries sustained, he was charged for the cost of bleeding on the uniforms of the officers who allegedly beat him.

Montgomery, Alabama

An officer was arrested for an altercation off duty. Two other officers were suspended for inaccurate reports about the incident.

Friday, July 31, 2015

West Terre Haute, Indiana

An officer is under investigation for domestic battery.

Marion County, Indiana

A deputy was arrested for illegal confinement. He allegedly held a woman in a home against her will.

Broward County, Florida

Four deputies have been placed on leave during an investigation into excessive force allegations.

New York, New York

Several officers were shown on video forcibly removing a man from a car and punching him during an arrest for an illegal u-turn.

Seneca, South Carolina

An officer was placed on leave during an investigation for fatally shooting 19-year-old man in a car. The teen was shot, allegedly in his back according to the family lawyer, after he and his passenger were caught purchasing marijuana.

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