24 Jun 2015
Police Misconduct Report: 6-15 to 6-19, 2015
Monday, June 15, 2015
A deputy was placed on leave for entering a woman’s home while intoxicated.
Charleston County, South Carolina
A deputy was arrested for assault. Allegedly, she kneed a man in the groin for “photobombing” pictures at a party.
Bexar County, Texas
A deputy was charged with DWI.
An officer was arrested for breaking into a stranger’s home. Allegedly, he was unconscious and intoxicated in his vehicle before waking up and mistakenly believing he was in front of his own house.
Aiken County, South Carolina
A deputy was arrested and fired for his role in a shooting while he was off-duty.
An officer was arrested for solicitation of prostitution.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
The City will pay $100,000 to a woman who was punched by a police officer and dragged from her car by her hair.
Beech Grove, Indiana
An officer was placed on leave after her arrest for OWI.
Nassau County, Florida
A deputy was arrested and charged for trafficking hydrocodone.
A sergeant was indicted for assaulting an arrestee while processing him.
An officer was arrested for DUI. He is the second Maui officer arrested for that in as many weeks.
The City will pay $490,000 to the family of a man who was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer. The now-former officer, who is serving a prison sentence for the murder, had been angered when his girlfriend’s cell got wet during water pistol fight.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
New York, New York
A now-former officer pled guilty to grand larceny in a ticket-fixing scandal.
Decatur County, Georgia
Three now-former deputies were convicted in covering-up a use-of-force incident and withholding evidence in the resulting case against the suspect.
Paterson, New Jersey
An officer was charged with leaving scene of fatal accident.
Kansas City, Missouri
An officer was placed on leave after domestic violence and computer tampering charges were filed against him.
An officer trainee was charged with kidnapping and unlawful restraint. He was fired.
Neptune Township, New Jersey
An officer ran his ex-wife’s car off the road and then fatally shot her. Their seven-year-old child was riding in the car with her mother when she was shot. The officer was charged with murder after a standoff with police on the scene.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Sacramento County, California
A now-former deputy was convicted for selling firearms purchased for law enforcement to a civilian illegally.
An officer was fined $850 after he pled guilty to operating while impaired, a lesser charge than DUI. He remains on leave.
An officer has been removed from patrol duty after a recorded violent arrest. He struck the suspect five times with his baton.
A detective was indicted on federal charges for stealing money and other property from motorists.
Calhoun County, Colorado
A deputy was arrested for DUI.
Bibb County, Georgia
A deputy was arrested for DUI
Deschutes County, Oregon
The sheriff’s office faces a wrongful death suit and a state department of justice investigation for letting an inmate die in custody.
Friday, June 19, 2015
A sergeant was arrested for DUI.
Richland County, South Carolina
A deputy was arrested for domestic violence.
An officer was fired after sexual assault allegation.
Dekalb County, Georgia
A now-former deputy will serve one year in prison for soliciting prostitution while on duty. He was sentenced to ten years but will have nine years suspended.
A detective was relieved of duty after being accused of stealing custom-made jewelry during a drug raid.
An officer was arrested for battery and drug charges.
Seaside Park, New Jersey
An officer was arrested for sexual contact with a minor.
Sweetwater County, Wyoming
A now-former deputy pled not guilty to perjury charges related to multiple traffic stops in 2014.