01 Jul 2015
Police Misconduct Report: 6-22 to 6-26, 2015
Monday, June 22, 2015
Simpsonville, South Carolina
A now-former officer pled guilty to misconduct. He improperly disposed of evidence in murder case.
Newton, New Jersey
A now-former officer pled guilty to exposing himself to five men during traffic stops. He is scheduled to be sentenced in August.
Erie Township, Michigan
An officer was suspended for actions before and after a domestic altercation that involved a shooting.
An officer inadvertently shot a four-year-old girl while attempting to shoot the family dog. The girl was wounded in the leg.
Osage Nation, Oklahoma
An officer was charged with a felony after a fatal hit-and-run of a pedestrian.
s County, Maryland
The department is being sued by a man after a police cruiser collided with him while he was on an ATV.
An officer was placed on leave while under investigation for use of excessive force.
Boca Raton, Florida
An officer was fired for violating procedure in a shooting incident last year.
Fulton County, Georgia
A captain was arrested for pandering during a vice sting in another county.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Key West, Florida
An officer was arrested for domestic battery of his 18-year-old girlfriend.
Island County, Washington
The sheriff apologized for the dehydration death-in-custody of a mentally ill man.
Jackson County, Oregon
A now-former officer was cleared of criminal wrongdoing in a ticket-fixing investigation.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Laurens County, Georgia
Four deputies will not face criminal charges in the shooting death of David Hooks during a late night raid.
West Valley City, Utah
A reinstated officer accepted a buyout and settlement from a missing drug and cash investigation in which he was implicated. As part of the agreement, the once-fired officer resigned.
Newark, New Jersey
An officer was arrested for illegal access of a database and selling the information he gathered.
An officer was suspended after his K-9 bit a little girl. The canine was returned to its original training facility.
An officer resigned after she was charged with human smuggling. She was arrested at a checkpoint for transporting two people unable to produce documentation they could be legally in the United States.
Camden County, New Jersey
An officer was arrested for cocaine possession as a result of a major drug ring investigation.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Broward County, Florida
A now-former deputy was sentenced to 10 years for vehicular manslaughter of a 14-year-old girl. He was driving 89mph in 40mph zone responding to a non-emergency situation. He struck another car, killing the teenaged passenger.
The City settled an excessive force lawsuit for $100,000. This lawsuit involved the now-former officer facing criminal charges for a recent video recorded assault during arrest. The City settled with that victim for $1.4 million.
Bexar County, Texas
A deputy was arrested for aggravated assault for allegedly holding a knife to child’s throat.
An internal investigation prompts one officer suspension and one resignation for misconduct.
The City will pay $1.975 million to settle an excessive force lawsuit.
An officer was arrested in Las Vegas for abduction of a 15-year-old California girl.