National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 06.05.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project





” Here are the nine cases of police misconduct tracked for Friday, June 5, 2015:

  • Madison, Wisconsin: An officer was exonerated in the shooting death of Tony Robinson. He is expected to return to regular duty soon.
  • New York, New York: An officer was arrested for trespassing at an NYU dormitory while he was off duty.
  • Indianapolis, Indiana: An officer was arrested for OUI after a traffic accident.
  • Saratoga Springs, New York: An officer was suspended for arresting a man who gave him the finger. The chief is moving for the officer’s termination.
  • Ropesville, Texas: The chief was charged with tampering. He allegedly pawned firearms that were being held as evidence.
  • Campbell County, Wyoming: Four deputies will return to duty after being cleared in a fatal officer-involved shooting. One deputy remains on leave pending further investigation.
  • Update: Greece, New York (First reported 09-25-14): A now-former officer was sentenced to four years in prison, with ten years of supervised release, for his child pornography conviction.
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico: A jury finds one officer engaged in excessive force and awarded the victim $200,000 in damages. The City’s broader liability will be determined in a later court proceeding.
  • Update: Albuquerque, New Mexico (First reported 02-17-15): An officer returned from suspension after he was arrested for child abuse.  Both the criminal case and internal investigation are ongoing.


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