National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 05.12.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project




” Here are the 11 reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, May 12, 2015:

  • Franklin County, Washington: A woman and former jail inmate is suing the county. She claims it failed to protect her from a deputy who was widely rumored to have committed acts of sexual misconduct, who subsequently sexually assaulted her on multiple occasions. The now-former deputy was sentenced to 10 months in the same jail for his actions but is currently out on medical furlough.
  • Dallas, Texas: An officer was fired for pointing his gun at ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend.
  • St. Clair County, Michigan: A deputy was fired and arrested for criminal sexual conduct for having sex with an inmate.
  • Anderson, South Carolina: An officer was fired and arrested for assaulting a woman at a local rec center.
  • Frankfort, Kentucky: A DARE officer resigned after his name surfaced in an investigation into large bourbon theft. He was allegedly involved with steroids.
  • Toledo, Ohio: An officer was charged with OVI after hitting a fellow officer in a parking lot while off duty. The injured officer was treated and released from medical care.
  • Dubuque, Iowa: An officer was suspended for 40 hours for profanity and excessive force. He threatened a woman and shoved her onto the stairs of a city bus while arresting her. The Civil Service Commission upheld his suspension.
  • Horry County, South Carolina: An officer was fired for a high-speed chase of stolen car suspect, repeatedly bumping the car during the chase.
  • Bethel, Ohio: An officer resigned after he was indicted for rape and sexual battery.
  • Update: Boston, Massachusetts (First reported 11-17-14): A now-former was given one year of probation and ordered to pay a $2,000fine for lying to FBI. He was trying to protect childhood friend who was targeted in a federal gang probe.
  • New Orleans, Louisiana: An officer was arrested for cyberstalking and violating a protective order.



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