Police Misconduct Report: 6-29 to 7-3, 2015




Sexual Misconduct


Involving Children

Monday, June 29, 2015

Hialeah, Florida

An officer was suspended after teen alleged he sexually harassed her during a traffic stop.

McKean County, Pennsylvania

The now-former sheriff pled guilty to corruption of a minor for actions he committed while in office.

Old Town, Maine

A now-former officer is being investigated for theft from the evidence room.

Ramsey County, Minnesota

A deputy was arrested for animal cruelty for beating a dog. The incident was caught on video.

Phoenix, Arizona

An officer was arrested on kidnapping and sexual assault charges for assaulting a woman in custody. He resigned.

Washington County, Pennsylvania

A deputy was suspended without pay for allowing a female inmate to escape custody.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Rio Grande City, Texas

The now-former chief was accused of stealing $44,000 by fraudulently billing a federal tax force. He died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound prior to his scheduled arraignment.

Cleveland, Ohio

An officer was charged with domestic violence.

Atlantic County, New Jersey

A sheriff’s officer has been accused of theft and official misconduct for stealing from the police union.

Asbury Park, New Jersey

An officer was arrested for tampering, falsifying records, and other official misconduct.

Cleveland, Mississippi

An investigator shot a leashed family dog and then lied about it in his report.

Springfield, Oregon

The City settled a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former officer for $250,000. He alleged retaliation for repeatedly reporting misconduct.

New Orleans, Louisiana

A now-former officer pled guilty to charges related to his flight from officers and falsely reporting his car was stolen.

New York, New York

Three officers had misconduct charges dropped in two separate cases that alleged excessive force.

Honolulu, Hawaii

An officer was charged with trespassing. The victim claims charges too light for his actions.

Clearwater, Florida

An officer resigned in order to avoid criminal charges for collecting compensation fraudulently.

Lake County, Florida

A deputy was arrested for a road rage incident. Allegedly he threatened to shoot another driver and his passenger.

Putnam County, Indiana

An officer resigned after he was accused of driving his police car intoxicated after a domestic dispute.

Broward County, Florida

Four deputies have been accused of beating a woman in custody.

Fluvanna County, Virginia

A deputy was arrested for DUI.

New York, New York

An officer was arrested for assault and harassment for an incident off duty.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Baltimore, Maryland

An officer will not face criminal charges for assaulting a handcuffed man. Part of the incident was caught on video.

New York, New York

Two officers faced administrative trial for excessive force and an illegal search. The court’s non-binding decision will likely take a few months.

Cleveland, Ohio

A grand jury will consider charges against two officers for the in-custody death of Tanisha Anderson.

Takoma Park, Maryland

An officer was indicted for a road rage incident from nearly one year ago.

Lowndes County, Georgia

A deputy was fired after his domestic violence arrest.

Louis, Missouri

An officer was arrested for drug distribution. Two guns, an unspecified amount of heroin, and $10,000 were recovered during a raid on her home.

Federal Heights, Colorado

An officer was caught on video beating a suspect. He was fired.

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