Police Misconduct Report: 8-17 to 8-21, 2015




Sexual Misconduct


Involving Children

Monday, August 17, 2015

Dallas, Texas

An officer was placed on leave after he was involved in a hit-and-run on his way into work. He was arrested for the crash one week later.

Greece, New York

An officer was fired after his arrest for stalking and sexual harassment.

Newton, Iowa

An officer was placed on paid leave after he was charged with domestic abuse for allegedly slamming his fianceé’s arm in a door.

Columbus, Ohio

An undercover officer was placed on leave after allegedly assaulting two people at an Irish festival.

Marshall County, Alabama

The sheriff is under investigation by state ethics commission. Criminal charges are possible.

San Felipe, Texas

The police chief was indicted for unlawfully hiring security officer, who he knew to be a felon. The chief remains on active duty as his case is pending.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Clinton Township, Ohio

An officer was arrested for domestic violence and intimidation as he awaited a hearing on a previous domestic violence arrest.

San Francisco County, California

The sheriff’s drivers’ license was suspended for failure to report a crash he was involved in. He was already on probation for misdemeanor domestic violence.

Memphis, Tennessee

An officer was placed on leave after his arrest during a drug sting. He was wearing MPD t-shirt when he allegedly bought the drugs.

Mecklenburg, North Carolina

A school resource officer was charged with indecent liberties with a minor.

East Point, Georgia

Two now-former officers were indicted for Tasing death of Gregory Towns.

Loudoun County, Virginia

An officer was accused of assaulting an arrestee.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Miami, Florida

An officer was removed from duty after he was shown on camera punching a handcuffed suspect in a squad car. The investigation is ongoing.

Montgomery, Alabama

An officer was arrested for child abuse.

Fayetteville, Tennessee

An officer was arrested for stealing government funds through fraud.

Braselton, Georgia

A lieutenant was arrested for battery and kidnapping after a three-hour standoff with police.

Baltimore, Maryland

An officer was charged with attempted first degree murder for a December shooting of a robbery suspect. Officers shot the suspect when he failed to comply with orders. Their actions were deemed justifiable, but the charged officer allegedly cursed at the suspect and shot him after he had been subdued by the first gunfire.

Evansville, Indiana

An officer was suspended after a domestic violence arrest.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Virginia Beach, Virginia

An officer resigned after administrative investigation. Cases against at least 10 people were dropped as a result of his resignation.

Kauai, Hawaii

An officer was arrested for negligent homicide for fatally striking a pedestrian who had already been hit by a car.

Elburn, Illinois

An officer was fired and charged with 33 counts related to sexual abuse of a child. The alleged abuse happened over a period of 10 years.

Los Angeles County, California

A retired captain has agreed to plead guilty to obstruction in the wide-ranging jail scandal. He committed perjury while on the stand during a now-former deputy’s trial and has agreed to cooperate against those deputies who have cases still outstanding in exchange for dropping other charges against him.

Newaygo County, Michigan

A sheriff’s lieutenant was arrested for DUI after a rollover crash.

Gretna, Louisiana

An officer was arrested for child pornography and has been suspended.

Baltimore, Maryland

An officer was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Detroit, Michigan

An officer was indicted for lying to investigators who were investigating a homicide conspiracy.

Haskell, Arkansas

An officer was arrested on sexual assault and child pornography charges.

s County, Maryland

An officer was suspended after his arrest for assault and child abuse.

Miami, Florida

An officer was arrested for stalking the mother of his two children.

Fort Myers, Florida

The police chief was fired for lying during an investigation into now-disproven allegations against an NFL player.

Sorrento, Louisiana

A now-former officer is on trial for indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

An officer was fired while the subject of statutory rape allegations. He left his previous law enforcement job after he was accused of indecent exposure.

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