Police Misconduct Report: 8-3 to 8-7, 2015




Sexual Misconduct


Involving Children

Monday, August 3, 2015

Valley Brook, Oklahoma

An officer was arrested for multiple sex crimes and burglary charges.

New York, New York

An officer was arrested on harassment and assault charges.

Laurel City, Maryland

The City is being sued in federal court by a D.C. man who alleges he was illegally stripsearched during a traffic stop.

Lowell, Arkansas

A now-former officer faces DWI charges for crashing a police cruiser in June.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

New Orleans, Louisiana

The City is being sued by a man whose traffic stop ended with him being shot in the head.

Madison County, Alabama

A now-former deputy faces civil rights charges. Among other allegations, he pointed an empty gun at a man’s head and pulled the trigger.

Lexington County, South Carolina

A deputy was charged with domestic violence for an altercation with his wife in a parking lot.

Dallas, Texas

An officer was arrested for animal cruelty.

Kenton County, Kentucky

A deputy is being sued by the ACLU for using handcuffs to restrain two young children with disabilities.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Mecklenburg, North Carolina

The dashcam footage of the fatal shooting of Jonathan Ferrell was released. The manslaughter trial of the officer who shot him continues.

Kern County, California

A deputy was charged with a misdemeanor for his role in a collision that killed a 72-year-old woman. The woman’s family has complained the prosecutor is showing favor to the department by only bringing a misdemeanor charge. The case closely resembles another collision involving the same department. Last year, a different deputy pled no contest to misdemeanor charges after killing two people in a collision. That deputy is still employed by the department.

Edgewater, Florida

An officer was charged with DUI after almost colliding with an unmarked police car. His BAC was .17, more than twice the legal limit.

Michigan City, Indiana

An officer was charged with misconduct and illegal possession of prescription drugs.

Bernard Parish, Louisiana

A deputy was indicted for theft, perjury, and malfeasance for, among other things, taking $10,000 from contractor and being paid for work he did not perform.

Akron, Ohio

An officer who failed to report violent stalking of a woman by a fellow officer is facing disciplinary action.

Santa Fe, New Mexico

The police chief resigned amid allegations of corruption, cronyism, and several misconduct prosecutions against his officers.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Rohnert Park, California

An officer pulled his gun on a man who was recording him. The department is investigating the incident.

Seattle, Washington

An officer was fired for dishonesty and false reporting. The 31-year-veteran had a documented history of misconduct and dishonesty.

Clarke County, Georgia

A deputy was fired and charged with assault for actions during an arrest of a UGA student.

Checotah, Oklahoma

A K9 officer was arrested for stealing drugs.

Konawa, Oklahoma

Two officers were arrested for firing weapons from a moving vehicle.

Boscawen, New Hampshire

A now-former officer has been arrested for sexual assault of a minor. He is now police chief in Canterbury.

Wichita, Kansas

The City settled a lawsuit for $325,000. A man claimed he was beaten by officer after parking in a handicapped spot.

Glen Rock, New Jersey

A detective assigned to child protection was accused of sending nude pics to young girls under his watch.

Huntington Park and South Gate, California

Four officers were arrested for abusing 13 children at a police-run boot camp.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Jackson County, North Carolina

A deputy pled guilty to obstruction of justice in a case involving statutory rape and underage drinking.

San Bernadino County, California

A deputy was accused of having sex with a jail inmate.

Pasco County, Florida

A deputy was arrested for soliciting sex from a minor in Broward County.

Dade County, Florida

An officer pled guilty for his role in a fraudulent credit building scheme.

Bibb County, Georgia

A deputy was arrested for kicking a handcuffed suspect.

Bexar County, Texas

Two deputies were arrested separately as a result of an undercover drug smuggling investigation at the jail.

Eugene, Oregon

An officer was charged with assault and misconduct for actions during a 2014 arrest that left a suspect with facial wounds.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A now-former officer was sentenced to three years in prison for robbing drug dealers. He testified against six fellow officers who he claimed were his co-conspirators. They were acquitted and five of the six have been or will be reinstated.

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