National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 05.13.15


National Police Misconduct Reporting Project




” Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, May 13, 2015:

  • Athens-Clarke County, Georgia: An officer was arrested for molesting a child 16-years-old or younger. The alleged abuse happened over the course of a year and the victim was in the Civil Air Patrol cadet program at the local airport, which the officer supervised.
  • Orleans Parish, Louisiana: A deputy was arrested for smuggling drugs and contraband into prison.
  • San Antonio, Texas: An officer was arrested for DWI after a crash.
  • Update: Orlando, Florida (First reported 07-25-15): A now-former officer was sentenced to five years’ probation for unjustifiably firing 23 rounds from AR-15 into a fleeing vehicle.
  • Update: Miami, Florida (First reported 02-03-15): A now-former officer was sentenced to two years in prison for extortion in an illegal gambling scheme.
  • Update: Rio Grande City, Texas (First reported 04-30-15): An officer and drug task force member was indicted for his role in a cocaine-trafficking scheme. He allegedly took bribes to write fake reports indicating that cocaine was seized in law enforcement operations, when in fact it was being diverted for distribution.
  • Muskegon County, Michigan: A corrections officer was placed on leave after inappropriately releasing a corrections officer from another jurisdiction who had been jailed for DUI.
  • Wilson County, Tennessee: A deputy was arrested for domestic assault after an incident at his estranged wife’s home.
  • Highland Park, Michigan: An officer was arrested for his role in a bar fight.



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