National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 06.06.15 To 06.08.15

 

 

National Police Misconduct Reporting Project

 

 

 

” Here are the ten reports of police misconduct tracked for Saturday, June 6 through Monday, June 8, 2015:

  • McKinney, Texas: An officer was placed on leave after throwing a 14-year-old black girl on the ground and pulling his gun on other black teens attending a pool party. ow.ly/NZJ9G
  • Lee County, North Carolina: The sheriff’s department settled an excessive force claim from 2010. ow.ly/NVKJQ
  • Update: Laceyville, Pennsylvania (First reported 04-17-15): The now-former chief was given a sentence to range between three days and six months in jail for DUI. He received credit for time served in alcohol rehabilitation and will not have to finish his sentence in jail provided he fulfills his obligations on probation. ow.ly/O1Eo3
  • Update: North Charleston, South Carolina (First reported 04-08-15): A now-former officer was formally indicted for the murder of Walter Scott.ow.ly/O1J7u
  • Los Angeles, California: An officer was found guilty of assault for hitting handcuffed woman in the throat with an open hand and kicking her groin. The woman lost consciousness in custody and later died.  ow.ly/O1MOI
  • Bethel, Alaska: The City paid a plaintiff $175,000 for a violent arrest by a now-former officer. $80,000 of the sum was to pay for medical bills.ow.ly/O1LhH
  • Atlanta, Georgia: An officer was arrested for helping murder suspect elude capture. The officer and the suspect were alleged to have been friends. ow.ly/O1ReL
  • Update: Ann Arbor, Michigan (First reported 01-23-15): A now-former officer was sentenced to 11 months for offering leniency to women in exchange for sex. ow.ly/O1UmG
  • New York, New York: The City settled with a teen who claimed she was arrested for resisting an officer’s sexual advances. The payout was for $45,000. ow.ly/O1XdW
  • Alabama State Police: A trooper resigned after he was accused and demoted for driving drunk and putting his gun to his estranged wife’s head. ow.ly/O1XUj

 

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