Police Misconduct Report: 11-30 to 12-4, 2015




Sexual Misconduct


Involving Children

Monday, November 30, 2015

Los Angeles County, California

A deputy is under investigation for sexually abusing female jail inmates.

Adams County, Colorado

A deputy was indicted for assault for kicking a restrained man in May.

Corpus Christi, Texas

An officer was arrested for attacking his wife’s family member. This is his second arrest for family violence.

Cleburne, Texas

An officer was arrested for DWI.

Hammond, Indiana

An officer was fired and named as a person of interest in the shooting death of the mother of his children.

Germantown, Tennessee

An officer was suspended for lying and other violations after mistreating a motorist during a traffic stop.

Sabine Parish, Louisiana

A deputy was arrested for domestic battery.

Nazareth, Pennsylvania

The City settled two lawsuits by now-former officers for $500,000. The suits claimed retaliation, racism, and sexual harassment.

Mishawaka, Indiana

An officer was on leave after an arrest for OUI. He also was cited for speeding.

Albertville, Alabama

An officer was arrested with his wife for domestic violence.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

San Francisco, California

A well-known officer was arrested for felony hit-and-run on two pedestrians who were treated for injuries.

Dallas, Texas

An officer was arrested for DWI while on duty after colleagues reported smelling alcohol on him.

Chelsea, Massachusetts

Two officers were cleared by Suffolk County district attorney for the 2014 Tasing death of Dominic Graffeo.

Indianapolis, Indiana

An officer was suspended and arrested for felony assistance of a criminal and providing false statements. The officer allegedly covered for his live-in girlfriend who had missed court dates and violated no-contact orders from the court.

Chilton County, Alabama

A deputy and SRO pled guilty to sex crimes against students including enticement, sex with a child, and second-degree rape. He originally faced 47 charges of sexual misconduct. The prosecutor is recommending 20-year sentences on all the charges to which he pled guilty, to be served concurrently.

Watervliet, New York

An officer was suspended and is now under investigation for misconduct. The case is related to the case of Jason Spratt, a now-former officer who was arrested for sexual misconduct against a student where he was SRO. The alleged misconduct by this officer is not, however, reported to be sexual in nature.

Los Angeles County, California

Two now-former deputies were sentenced for severely beating a handcuffed jail visitor. One was sentenced to six years in prison; the other was sentenced to seven years. Their supervisor, who also pled guilty with them in June, was sentenced to eight years in prison.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

An officer was arrested for assaulting a woman, perhaps breaking her nose, during an off-duty domestic incident on Thanksgiving.

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

An officer was fired after an Internal Affairs investigation revealed he stole $150,000 from the police union.

New York, New York

An officer was arrested for indecent exposure and DWI after he was found unconscious in his car with his genitals exposed.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

A deputy was arrested for conspiracy to harm jail inmate. The deputy is accused of trying to transfer an inmate to an area of the jail where the deputy knew other inmates intended to harm the inmate.

Chicago, Illinois

An officer is under investigation for fatal shooting of Ronald Johnson III. Dashcam footage is scheduled to be released Monday.

Dillon County, South Carolina

A deputy was arrested in Florence County for a domestic violence incident.

Village of Holley, New York

An officer was arrested for stalking.

Las Vegas, Nevada

An officer was arrested for solicitation of prostitution.

Prospect, Illinois

An officer pled guilty to resisting arrest during a domestic violence arrest. He filed to retract his plea in the face of termination.

Friday, December 4, 2015

Cleveland, Ohio

An officer was arraigned on felony weapons charges and suspended.

Sauk Prairie, Wisconsin

An officer was arrested for opioid possession.

Orange, New Jersey

An officer was arrested for groping a woman during a traffic stop.

DeKalb County, Illinois

Two deputies are facing administrative charges for engaging in a high-speed pursuit that ended in a fatal crash.

Lauderdale, Florida

Two officers who were acquitted of perjury and their supervisor have been fired.

Marion County, Florida

Two deputies were suspended without pay and ordered to retrain on the use-of-force for their involvement in a beating and false reporting case involving other deputies. Four deputies were terminated and convicted on criminal charges.

Marion County, Florida

A deputy was reassigned and suspended 40 hours after threatening a state trooper via cell phone.

New Orleans, Louisiana

A now-former detective who is already imprisoned for sex crimes is now under federal investigation for witness tampering while he was still on the force in an unrelated case.

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