Police Misconduct Report: 2-1 to 2-5, 2016




Sexual Misconduct


Involving Children

Monday, February 1, 2016

Jackson Parish, Louisiana

A deputy was arrested for domestic violence. He has been fired.

Los Angeles, California

Two officers were fired for shooting an unarmed man in the back on live television after a car chase.

Colorado Springs, Colorado

An officer was arrested after he “punched, kicked and choked” a handcuffed man during a traffic investigation.

Houston, Texas

An officer pled guilty to transporting an undocumented relative and another person within the United States.

San Francisco, California

The police will be investigated by U.S. Justice Department in the wake of the fatal shooting of Mario Woods.

Jacksonville, Arkansas

A now-former officer pled guilty and was sentenced to probation for an off-duty battery in a road rage incident.

Guthrie, Oklahoma

An officer was suspended for coming to work drunk. He was arrested for possession of a firearm while intoxicated because he had his service weapon on his person.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Boston, Massachusetts

A now-former detective was sentenced to one year of probation and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for obstructing a federal gang investigation. He was the second officer to be convicted for obstructing that particular investigation.

Sullivan City, Texas

A now-former officer was indicted for taking marijuana from the evidence room.

Bibb County, Georgia

A non-former deputy was sentenced to three years in prison and seven years’ probation for providing jail inmate with a cell phone. He had known the inmate as a child, but the old friend used the cell phone to intimidate potential witnesses against him. He is awaiting trial for murder.

Onley, Virginia

An officer was arrested for carrying a weapon while subject to a protective order. The officer was in a car accident, and the responding officer found out about the order on a routine license check. The order was issued in January 2014 and about to expire. The officer was in uniform and carrying his service weapon.

Camden, New Jersey

A man is suing an officer who allegedly pointed a gun at his head and assaulted him when he was a juvenile in 2012.

Bastrop County, Texas

A deputy was arrested for DUI on duty after being found in his car with a bottle of vodka and an empty prescription container.

Rainbow City, Alabama

An officer was arrested and charged with sex crime.

Mount Pleasant, New York

An officer was arrested and charged with attempted rape and several assault counts.

New Orleans, Louisiana

Two officers were arrested in separate DWI incidents and suspended.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

New York, New York

An officer was fired and charged with running an interstate prostitution ring in metro area motels.

Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

deputy arrested and fired after threatening two friends with a gun and Taser.

New York, New York

An officer was arrested for punching his girlfriend and damaging property during an off-duty incident.

Albany, Texas

An officer was fired after drugs were left in a student’s locker after a K-9 search exercise at a local school.

New York, New York

An officer was arrested for DUI on Staten Island.

Chicago, Illinois

An officer was suspended for equipping his personal vehicle like a squad car. He was arrested for the same offense before he became an officer, with suspicion he was posing as a police officer, leading to questions about how he was hired in the first place.

New York, New York

An officer was arrested for choking his wife.

New York, New York

An officer pled guilty to extortion for running a protection racket against local businesses.

Harris County, Texas

A deputy constable pled guilty to official oppression for beating a handcuffed man in 2012.

Conway, Arkansas

An officer resigned after his suspension for accidentally discharging his firearm during an arrest.

Allegan County, Michigan

The County settled a lawsuit with a jail inmate who was kneed in the head by deputies for $300,000.

New York, New York

An officer was arrested for participating in a National Guard recruitment scam.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Louisville, Kentucky

An officer was arrested for DUI in southern Indiana after he was pulled over for expired tags.

Los Angeles County, California

The County agreed to pay the mother of Darrell Atkinson $375,000 to settle wrongful death lawsuit. Atkinson was a mentally ill combat veteran who deputies shot in a confrontation under an overpass.

New York, New York

An officer was charged with leaving the scene of an accident after striking a 13-year-old boy with his car when he was off duty. According to the report, the officer stopped to see if the boy was OK, but then drove off after the boy declined a ride home.

North Olmsted, Ohio

A now-former officer pled guilty to misusing a law enforcement database for a personal matter and then confronting the target of that search.

Los Angeles County, California

Two deputies were acquitted of assault in jailhouse beating. They were, however, found guilty for covering-up the incident.

Suffern, New York

An officer was arrested and charged with criminal contempt for violating a restraining order by contacting his ex-wife.

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