29 Sep 2015
Police Misconduct Report: 9-21 to 9-25, 2015
Monday, September 21, 2015
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
An officer was charged with theft for taking $7,500 of pay he was not entitled to.
Isabella County, Michigan
A deputy pled no contest to charges stemming from attempts to extort sexual favors from female suspects.
An officer is under investigation for drug possession. Another is under investigation for sexual assault in a separate incident.
An officer was arrested for OUI after a traffic stop.
An officer was arrested for OWI while off duty.
A now-former officer was sentenced to 11 yrs, three of which were suspended, for reckless homicide. He crashed under the influence.
Troy, New York
A now-former officer who tipped-off drug dealer sentenced to 2 yrs probation, a fine and community service.
Johnston County, North Carolina
A deputy was arrested for DWI in Durham. He has been fired.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
An officer was arrested for DUI
Suffolk, New York
An officer was arrested for leaving the scene of a crash with a motorcyclist that left a man injured.
An officer was charged with bribery in towing scheme. Two other officers have been relieved of duty but not yet charged or exonerated.
An officer was fired for excessive force after he choked a handcuffed man at a hospital.
Monroe County, Mississippi
A deputy was arrested after an altercation at a Pee Wee football game.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
An officer was found not guilty of reckless endangerment and DUI. He was found guilty of failure to exercise due care, but has been fully reinstated to his position in the department.
An officer was charged with aggravated assault after being accused of pointing a rifle at three men.
An officer was arrested by DHS for child pornography.
An officer was suspended after allegedly pulling a five-year-old boy by ear and handcuffing him at school.
Orleans Parish, Louisiana
A deputy was arrested after he was spotted by a colleague choking a woman near the sheriff’s office.
The police chief was relieved of duty. An internal investigation into misconduct will be conducted.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
An officer was terminated for conduct unbecoming and neglect or violation of rules.
Los Angeles County, California
A deputy who was fired in the wake of infamous Mel Gibson DUI arrest for leaking information had his job reinstated with full back pay.
An officer was arrested for misconduct for using police resources against her estranged husband.
An officer was arrested in Alpharetta for being drunk and belligerent. Alpharetta authorities used a Taser on him to take him into custody.
Sacramento County, California
A deputy was named in his third excessive force lawsuit. The latest incident involved footage shown on his dashcam. All suits accuse him of using his flashlight as a baton. He is on leave.
An officer was arrested for child pornography.
Middlesex County, New Jersey
A deputy was arrested for assaulting a woman while off duty. Authorities upped the charge to aggravated assault upon learning the extent of the victim’s injuries. She is reported to have suffered an undisclosed bone fracture.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Lonoke County, Arkansas
A deputy was arrested for DWI while on duty.
A 30-year veteran detective was arrested for misdemeanor theft from a construction site. He has resigned.
San Antonio, Texas
Three officers face criminal charges including sexual assault and official oppression.
An officer was charged with murder for the death of his infant son.
An officer was charged with extortion in federal court.