National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 04.02.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project




” Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, April 2, 2015:

  • New York, New York: A detective who is also a member of terrorism joint task force was suspended for verbally berating Uber driver. The incident was caught on video by the Uber driver’s client.
  • Atlanta, Georgia: An officer was arrested for pointing a rifle at his girlfriend during their breakup.
  • Jackson, Mississippi: An officer was arrested and terminated for fighting with a fellow officer. According to the news report, she was “clearly the aggressor.”
  • Jackson, Mississippi: An officer was arrested after an altercation with her girlfriend.
  • Update: Linden, New Jersey (First reported 03-24-15): The officer who was driving in a fatal wrong-way crash had eight prior crashes and one prior arrest for DUI.
  • LaGrange, Georgia: A detective nearly hit two cars before crashing into a home. He was arrested for DUI.
  • Galloway Township, New Jersey: An officer resigned after he was arrested for aggravated assault.
  • Update: Titusville, Florida (First reported 03-07-14): A now-former officer was sentenced to 10 years in prison for aiding and abetting drug distribution.

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