National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 04.10.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project




” Here are the seven reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, April 10, 2015:

  • Ohio State Police: A now-former trooper was sentenced to five years in prison for coercing drivers for sexual favors in exchange for throwing-out traffic tickets.
  • Germantown, Tennessee: An officer was suspended after his arrest on aggravated rape and assault charges.
  • San Bernadino County, California: Several deputies shown on video repeatedly kicking and beating man after chase on an allegedly stolen horse. The footage was provided by a news helicopter following the chase. The sheriff is investigating.
  • Weld County, Colorado: A deputy was placed on leave because he may have withheld evidence in an investigation into woman’s death.
  • Harris County, Texas: An officer allegedly struck his sleeping girlfriend with his motorcycle helmet and strangled her. She survived.
  • Update: Paris, Maine (First reported 12-01-14): The police chief pled guilty to DUI. He lost his driver’s license for five months and was ordered to pay a fine.
  • Newbern, Tennessee: The chief was suspended for 14 days on allegations of providing a hostile work environment. He encouraged falsification of time sheets to minimize overtime and incentivized high-volume

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