18 Nov 2015
Police Misconduct Report: 11-9 to 11-13, 2015
Monday, November 9, 2015
Two town marshals were charged with second-degree murder for the shooting death of a six-year-old boy and second-degree attempted murder of the boy’s father.
Duval County, Florida
An SRO was suspended for conduct unbecoming for his actions against a mother of a student.
Millburn, New Jersey
The City will pay $455,000 in damages to a now-former sergeant who was retaliated against for whistleblowing.
Kern County, California
A deputy will face criminal charges for allegedly firing his gun outside of a casino. A fellow deputy pled guilty to aiding him.
New York, New York
An officer was arrested for and off-duty assault of a man at a Billy Joel concert in August.
Fort Smith, Arkansas
An officer was suspended without pay for 30 days after a sexual harassment complaint was filed against him by another officer.
An officer was fired for ‘pacing’ motorists in his personal car and issuing tickets when he was off-duty. He would drive behind or beside a car to gauge its speed and write it down. He subsequently sent speeding tickets by mail, having run the license plate information through the police database, without ever stopping the driver.
Thomas County, Kansas
The sheriff has been accused of multiple allegations of professional, criminal, and sexual misconduct.
Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
A deputy was arrested for OWI and speeding.
An officer was suspended for 30 days for giving his wife password credentials to access confidential police database that she used to get information about co-workers. She was fired from her job as a dispatcher for the department.
Los Angeles, California
An officer is “no longer with department” after a shot was fired into a home and his gun was found at the scene.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Sangamon County, Illinois
The County’s civil liability committee recommended settling an excessive force and false arrest lawsuit brought by a woman for $150,000.
Three officers have been suspended after the tasing and arrest of university students at a party went viral.
An officer was suspended after he was accused in connection with an unspecified criminal case that occurred in February.
Peach County, Georgia
A deputy was fired and arrested for sexting 17-year-old girl.
An officer was arrested for sexual assault against a child.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Several officers shown on video punching man they were allegedly attempting to arrest for jaywalking. Investigation is ongoing.
A school resource officer is on leave and under investigation for alleged assault against an autistic 14-year-old child.
Mobile County, Alabama
A detective was arrested for DUI.
A now-former officer pled guilty to stalking and harassing a woman in Montgomery County. He faces murder and other charges for killing an ex-girlfriend and wounding her daughter for a shooting in Delaware County.
Two officers were suspended for excessive force against an auto theft suspect who took a fellow officer’s patrol car.
An officer was arrested twice in three days. The first incident was for domestic violence. The second incident was for sexual exploitation of a minor.
Fort Worth, Texas
An officer was arrested for DWI for riding his motorcycle.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Shelby County, Tennessee
A captain was arrested for interfering with a child-rape investigation against her son.
Carteret County, North Carolina
A now-former deputy has been accused of indecent liberties with a child under 16-years-old.
The City was ordered by jury to pay an 80-year-old blind man $400,000 for the man’s violent arrest at a bus station in 2012.
Riviera Beach, Florida
An officer was charged with battery for slapping a cell phone out of the hand of a disabled vet who was recording him.
An officer was charged with having sex with a teenager.
Washington, District of Columbia
A detective was indicted on 12 felony counts for forging his supervisor’s signature to steal more than $13,000 in bogus overtime. The report mentions that the federal investigation started in 2011 and he has been receiving his full paycheck while serving desk duty in the four-and-a-half years since.
Two officers have been charged with embezzlement, larceny, and misconduct for stealing cash from motorists.