Police Misconduct Report: 11-16 to 11-20, 2015
Monday, November 16, 2015
Nassau County, New York
A retired 20-year-veteran officer filed a lawsuit for false arrest and malicious prosecution. She claims she was stopped and arrested by white officers because she is black. She was acquitted of the resisting arrest charges filed against her due to the incident.
An officer was reprimanded for inappropriately requesting personal information from law enforcement database. This same officer has been involved, but cleared, in two separate on-duty shootings and was investigated for illegal animal ownership.
Saline County, Arkansas
A now-former chief deputy was sentenced to 18 months’ probation and ordered to pay $3,000 in restitution for violating the public trust. She used her position to waive a fine in exchange for the offender to redo the flooring in her personal kitchen.
An officer was arrested for aggravated assault and battery against a woman in Oklahoma City.
A now-former officer apprehended in Anchorage. He was wanted for sexual assault and misconduct.
Three officers have pled guilty to ticket fixing. They received deferred adjudication, meaning their convictions may be expunged if they successfully complete their terms of probation.
Lowndes County, Georgia
A deputy pled guilty to collecting over $300,000 in disability from the State of New Jersey. He had retired on disability from his New Jersey department and claimed he could no longer work in law enforcement, but moved to Georgia and held several law enforcement positions.
A sheriff’s officer was arrested for smuggling contraband magazines and cigarettes into jail.
A school resource officer was arrested for assault of a 13-year-old child. He was served notice for the department’s intent to terminate his employment. He has the right to appeal.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Warner Robins, Georgia
An officer was arrested for DUI after crashing his car at the airport. He has resigned.
Sonoma County, California
The sheriff is being sued by 18-year-old woman who was arrested with injury at her high school graduation party. The sheriffs’ office says the deputy acted appropriately. The body cam footage of the incident has not yet been released.
A school resource officer was suspended for mishandling marijuana and not reporting a use of a baton against a student.
An officer was suspended for pulling over a school bus to confront child who was mean to his daughter.
Denver County, Colorado
Two deputies who were fired were reinstated by the Career Service Authority. One was fired for using a racial slur that sparked unrest at a
Commerce City, Colorado
An officer was arrested for staging a shooting of himself during a fictitious traffic stop and filing a report that someone else did it.
An officer was suspended for 20 hours for taking down a man who was standing outside of a cell phone store waiting for a bus.
A now-former officer was sentenced to four years for sexual assault against a child. He met 16-year-old girl while on patrol and pursued a sexual relationship with her.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Cowley County, Kansas
A deputy was arrested for domestic battery and is no longer with the department.
McLean County, Illinois
A now-former deputy pled guilty to misconduct. He lied about his actions that led to an auto collision.
Bexar County, Texas
A deputy was arrested for aggravated sexual assault of a child and subsequently fired. He was the fourteenth BCSO deputy arrested in 2015.
A captain was suspended with pay for an undisclosed reason. An investigation is ongoing.
Lucie County, Florida
A deputy was arrested for her role in a large marijuana selling business.
A detective was arrested after confessing to drunk driving when an officer stopped to check on him.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
An officer was suspended and accused of stealing supplies from a volunteer ambulance squad.
An officer pled guilty to attempted unlawful restraint and ordered to pay $50 fine for actions while trying to break up a minor dispute.
Carroll County, Tennessee
A now-former lieutenant pled guilty to federal civil rights charges for inappropriately tasing a pretrial detainee.
Niagara Falls, New York
A now-former officer pled guilty to third degree assault for striking man with his motorcycle helmet during a road rage incident while off duty.
Dinwiddie County, Virginia
A now-former deputy was sentenced to one year in jail, with six months suspended, for assault and battery of a motorist.
An officer was suspended for 10 days and sued for false arrest.
Bullitt County, Kentucky
A now-former detective was charged with unlawful access to law enforcement files while she was serving a suspension. She was fired in July for lying to investigators and continuing to have a personal relationship with persons known to be under federal criminal investigation for drug trafficking.
An officer was charged with assault and endangerment for off-duty February altercation at a donut shop.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
An officer who was fired for calling the police on his ex-girlfriend on false claims lost his appeal for job reinstatement.
Salem, North Carolina
An officer pled guilty to misdemeanor death-by-motor vehicle for a fatal crash in May.
Marion County, Indiana
A deputy was arrested for drug dealing due to authorities’ cooperation with a confidential informant.
A now-former assistant police chief pled guilty to obstruction of justice, deprivation of rights, and marijuana distribution. He coerced a confession out of child sex abuse suspect through violence. As a result, many of the charges the man was facing were thrown out. In a separate incident, he was discovered to have sold marijuana. He is scheduled to be sentenced February 26, 2016.
Lee County, Alabama
A now-former deputy was arrested for sexual abuse of a child under 12 years old.
Clarke County, Georgia
A now-former deputy was charged with stealing money from a suspect he arrested.