National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 05.23.15 To 05.26.15


National Police Misconduct Reporting Project




” Here are the eleven reports of police misconduct tracked for Saturday, May 23 through Tuesday, May 26, 2015:

  • Update: Cleveland, Ohio (First reported 06-04-14): An officer was acquitted of all charges in the shooting deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams. Although he climbed on the roof of their car and shot the unarmed pair multiple times, evidence was not conclusive that his final barrage were the fatal rounds of the total 137 bullets fired into their vehicle.
  • Alton, Illinois officer on leave after video surfaced of him pepper spraying cuffed teens in
  • Bexar County, Texas: A deputy was arrested for domestic violence.
  • San Antonio, Texas: A 25-year veteran officer was arrested for DUI.
  • Orange County, California: A deputy was arrested for charges related to illegal possession of prescription medication.
  • South Bend, Indiana: An officer was charged with federal civil rights violations for punching an inmate in 2010.
  • Update: Lawrence, Massachusetts (02-28-13): A now-former officer was convicted of sex crimes against minor. He faces more allegations in other jurisdictions.
  • Sevier County, Tennessee: A deputy was fired and indicted for misconduct for having sex on duty with a woman after responding to a 911 call.
  • Douglasville, Georgia: The police chief was suspended during an investigation into allegations he used excessive force during a traffic stop.
  • Baltimore, Maryland: An officer was charged with stealing $3,000 in a federal sting.
  • Update: Pembroke, North Carolina (First reported 09-11-14): A now-former officer as given 12 months’ probation after he pled guilty to assault. The sexual assault charges were dropped in exchange for his plea.



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