Police Misconduct Report: 11-23 to 11-27, 2015




Sexual Misconduct


Involving Children

Monday, November 23, 2015

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A court has thrown out another 88 drug cases from the ‘Philadelphia 6’ police officers charged and acquitted for robbing drug dealers. 648 cases have been dismissed so far and another 600-700 are still to be reviewed.

Albany, New York

An officer was suspended for 30 days for a Halloween altercation with children outside of his home.

Denver, Colorado

A deputy was suspended for 30 days for using racial slur against inmate.

Elyria, Ohio

An officer was indicted on charges of bribery, solicitation, voyeurism, and menacing-by-stalking.

Bakersfield, California

A detective was indicted for bribery and drug trafficking.

Middletown, Connecticut

A now-former deputy chief lost wrongful termination suit. He was fired for drinking while armed and in uniform on multiple occasions and being untruthful about it.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Del Rio, Texas

An officer was arrested for DUI.

Panola County, Mississippi

A deputy was arrested for DUI.

El Paso County, Colorado

A deputy was arrested on an assault charge for actions against jail inmate in September.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

An officer pled guilty to participating in a mortgage fraud scheme. He allegedly prepared and submitted false documents.

Chicago, Illinois

Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in October 2014. Video of the shooting was released to the public Tuesday evening. Protests were largely peaceful.

Lucie, Florida

An officer was fired for actions at a bar and being untruthful about those actions afterward.

Lyon County, Kansas

A deputy was suspended after his arrest for involuntary manslaughter and other charges as a result of 2012 automobile crash.

Blue Island, Illinois

An officer was arrested for sexual assault.

Hidalgo County, Texas

A deputy was arrested for DWI.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Loveland, Colorado

A detective pled not guilty to attempting to influence a public servant.

Mahnomen, North Dakota

An officer was arrested for DWI.

Chicago, Illinois

The superintendent moved to fire officer who fatally shot Rekia Boyd from a moving car while he was off duty. The officer was previously acquitted of criminal charges in the case.

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

An officer was arrested on child pornography charges.

Palm Beach County, Florida

A deputy was arrested for stealing $20,000 from the police lodge.

Duluth, Minnesota

An officer was arrested for domestic violence.

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