Police Misconduct Report: 8-24 to 8-28, 2015




Sexual Misconduct


Involving Children

Monday, August 24, 2015

George County, Mississippi

A deputy who is in charge of the narcotics division was arrested for domestic violence and threatening to kill a woman.

Boston, Massachusetts

An officer was arrested for domestic assault.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi

An officer was fired amid criminal drug probe. Future criminal charges are possible and the investigation is ongoing.

Portsmouth, Virginia

An officer fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old William Chapman in the face at a distance, according to autopsy. His family argues he was too far away to be an imminent threat.

Sugar Grove, Ohio

A now-former chief pled guilty to one count of illegal use of a law enforcement database to find information about women he was interested in. In exchange for the plea, 16 counts were dropped.

Suffolk, Virginia

An officer was arrested for strangling his paramour and threatening her with a gun. He has faced previous allegations of domestic abuse against his now-ex-wife.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

South Bend, Indiana

An officer was fired by the city board after repeatedly disobeying orders as well as false reporting.

Boston, Massachusetts

The department is investigating video of a man being arrested for, apparently, yelling expletives at the police.

Clovis, California

An officer was arrested for domestic violence.

Fox Lake, Illinois

The police chief and another officer were suspended during an investigation into a suspicious 2014 arrest that the officer made.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Louisville, Kentucky

An officer is on trial for perjury and false swearing stemming from January arrest of someone outside of her home.

Conneaut, Ohio

An officer will not face criminal charges for illegally using law enforcement database to contact a young woman. He will face undisclosed administrative punishment.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

An officer was suspended for the duration of an excessive force probe.

Brady, Texas

An officer was indicted on three counts of sexual assault of a child between 14-16 years old.

Hidalgo County, Texas

A deputy was arrested for DUI off-duty. She had a child in the car with her at the time of arrest.

Wardell, Missouri

The police chief was charged with parental kidnapping and aggravated stalking.

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