Police Misconduct Report: 1-18 to 1-22, 2016




Sexual Misconduct


Involving Children

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Memphis, Tennessee

An officer was arrested for aggravated stalking. He put a tracking device on a woman’s car.

New York, New York

An officer was arrested for slapping a woman off duty who was holding a baby in her arms. He has been charged with child endangerment.

Hendricks County, Indiana

A now-former deputy was charged with drug distribution and briber for actions while he was on duty.

Cobb County, Georgia

An officer was suspended for two weeks without pay and ordered to undergo de-escalation training for his actions during a traffic stop.

Las Vegas, Nevada

An officer was arrested for domestic violence (strangulation) and kidnapping.

Baltimore, Maryland

Three officers face sanction for actions against a minor. Two face criminal charges including assault, child abuse, and perjury.

Baltimore, Maryland

The City released video of a police shooting that contradicts officers’ reports of the incident. One of the officers has been suspended in another matter and has been the target of investigation and discipline in the past. A lawsuit is pending in the matter.

Scott County, Arkansas

A now-former deputy was criminally charged for stealing jail inmates’ prescription drugs.

Pima County, Arizona

A now-former deputy was charged with trafficking stolen goods. He allegedly sold and counterfeited items taken from evidence storage.

Palm Beach County, Florida

A deputy faces trial for committing perjury against alleged crack dealers.

Lucie County, Florida

A deputy was suspended for conduct unbecoming for punishing inmates. He locked them in the back of a transport vehicle with the heat on high.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Wayne County, Pennsylvania

An officer was arrested for burglary with another man. According to the report, witnesses said the men entered an apartment through a second-floor window and entered several unoccupied apartments before picking the lock of an occupied one. When confronted, the officer tried to convince residents and responding officers he was working undercover.

Madison County, Alabama

A now-former deputy has been arrested and charged with having sex with an underage student where he was SRO.

Bristol, Connecticut

An officer was arrested for a workplace threat and charged with breach of the peace.

Palm Beach Shores, Florida

An officer was fired after his law enforcement certification lapsed. The now-former officer had been on paid leave for two years amid sexual assault allegations.

Del Rio, Texas

An officer has been suspended after the state attorney general filed criminal charges against him.

Honea Path, South Carolina

A now-former officer was arrested for giving false statements about violent arrest led to a man’s hospitalization.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Benton County, Arkansas

The sheriff was charged with official tampering for allegedly manipulating paperwork to get extra pay for an employee.

New York, New York

An officer will face charges that he sold information illegally accessed in law enforcement database to a now-former officer working as a private investigator for defense attorneys. The private investigator just pled guilty.

Bibb County, Georgia

The county council agreed to pay out $186,000 in settlements for two unrelated episodes of police misconduct.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Euclid, Ohio

An officer was suspended for 90 days for firing his gun at a park while he was off duty.

Lucie County, Florida

The County is being sued by the family of Gregory Hill, who was fatally shot through a garage door by deputies who were responding to a noise complaint.

John Parish, Louisiana

A deputy was arrested for theft and malfeasance in office for using department gas card for his private vehicle.

Wilmington, Delaware

An officer was fired after his arrest for terroristic threatening during an off-duty incident.

Fort Smith, Arkansas

An officer who was fired for lying files whistleblower lawsuit alleging perjury by the active officer who accused him.

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