08 Oct 2015
Police Misconduct Report: 9-28 to 10-2, 2015
Monday, September 28, 2015
The City settled a lawsuit with a woman who was ticketed by an officer because she didn’t tell him she had HIV. The officer admitted that he would not have ticketed her otherwise but that he was “aggravated” by her non-disclosure.
An officer was arrested after allegedly assaulting his wife.
A judge found that the district attorney should have charged a deputy—who is also the son of the former sheriff’s department head—for abusing an inmate in a courtroom. The incident was caught on video but the statute of limitations has run out. A civil suit is pending against the deputy who remains on active duty.
The City is being sued by a supervisor of the Independent Police Review Authority—the agency which handles administrative complaints against police officers—who claims he was beaten after officers learned his job. There is no body cam footage of the incident and the plaintiff claims that the dash cams that were present were turned off intentionally after his role on the IPRA was discovered.
An officer was arrested for assault and family violence.
An officer was arrested for DUI.
The chief resigned after he was indicted for theft and misuse of asset forfeiture funds.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
An officer resigned in lieu of termination amid sexual battery allegations.
An officer was fired and arrested for larceny for stealing money during a DUI traffic stop.
Cottage Grove, Oregon
An officer was fired after an investigation into mishandled evidence. He may face federal charges.
An officer was arrested for punching his son during a dispute over the son’s haircut.
An officer was placed on indefinite suspension after he was accused of punching a doctor.
Erie County, New York
A deputy was arrested and charged with felony DWI for an off-duty incident.
Portville, New York
The chief was arrested for possession and distribution of a controlled substance. He allegedly sold prescription pills while he was on duty.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Tunica County, Mississippi
A commander was fired after a deputy accused him of coercing her into sex under threat of termination.
The City faces another lawsuit regarding the Jon Burge torture scandal. A man who was wrongfully convicted of rape and served 31 years after he was coerced into a false confession had his lawsuit approved by a judge.
Port Barre, Louisiana
An officer resigned after he was accused of assault when he was off duty. A criminal investigation is ongoing.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
An officer was fired after arrest for soliciting prostitution.
An officer was placed on leave for alleged policy violation. Details of violation have not been disclosed.
An officer was arrested and charged with grand larceny for a string of car break-ins.
South Miami, Florida
An officer was arrested for inappropriate conduct with underage girls.
El Paso, Texas
An officer was arrested for DWI after crashing into a wall.
Audubon, New Jersey
An off-duty officer was arrested at his home after attempting to take a responding officer’s gun.
Wright County, Minnesota
A deputy was arrested for DWI after a colleague turned him in for showing up to work intoxicated.
Friday, October 2, 2015
A now-former officer was sentenced to 18 months in prison for misconduct. He had sexual relationships with several jail inmates.
A now-former officer was sentenced to four years’ probation for assaulting his then-girlfriend and pointing his service weapon to her head.
Providence, Rhode Island
An officer was arrested for threatening his superiors. He had already been suspended for weapons tampering violations.
A detective was arrested by the FBI for extortion and drug trafficking.
Auburn, New York
An officer was arrested with three corrections officers for an off-duty incident at a state park.