National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 04.03.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project




” Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, April 4, 2015:

  • Update: Brooklyn, Illinois (First reported 03-27-15): An officer allegedly ran a towing scheme to boost revenue for the city and his family’s towing business. The entire department is under investigation for its practices.
  • St. Petersburg, Florida: An officer was suspended for four weeks after showing up to work drunk. He tested at .17 BAC.
  • Country Club Village, Missouri: A now-former officer was sentenced to three years of probation after pleading guilty to theft charges.
  • Tompkins County, New York: A deputy was arrested on assault and robbery charges.
  • Leadwood, Tennessee: An officer faces a felony child abuse charge for allegedly throwing a four-year-old against a wall in frustration.
  • Scotland County, North Carolina: A sheriff’s lieutenant was fired after a restraining order was filed against him for abuse.
  • Miami-Dade, Florida: An officer was indicted for fraud. He allegedly filed false ID theft reports to aid in an illicit credit-building scheme.
  • Hill County, Texas: The sheriff and chief deputy were arrested for falsifying documents and tampering.


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