National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 03.18.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project




” Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, March 18, 2015:

  • Pitt County, North Carolina: A deputy was arrested and fired for statutory rape. He allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old girl at the high school where he was the school resource officer.
  • Allentown, Pennsylvania: An officer was fired and charged with assault for excessive force against separate suspects in different incidents. He allegedly kicked one suspect repeatedly in eye, causing vision damage, after a chase. The other suspect required staples in his head for the wounds he suffered at the hands of the officer, allegedly while handcuffed.
  • Atlanta, Georgia: The police chief and Fulton County District Attorney are being sued by the now-former head of the crime lab. The suit alleges obstruction of justice and retaliation.
  • Ville Platte, Louisiana: A detective resigned after being accused of stealing $1,000 worth of roofing shingles with an accomplice.
  • Los Angeles, California: An officer suspected of homicide has been fired. He has been missing since the homicide.
  • Update: New Mexico State Police: An officer who was fired for shooting at a car that contained a woman and her children has been hired by Taos County Sheriff’s Department as a deputy.
  • Marshall County, Alabama: A deputy was arrested for DUI and fired.
  • Orange County, Florida: A deputy who was fired for excessive force in 2010 has been hired by the Ocoee, Florida Police Department.

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