National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 06.11.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project




” Here are the ten reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, June 11, 2015:

  • Update: Brandenburg, Kentucky (First reported 11-01-13): A now-former officer’s trial for child rape has been postponed until April 2016. A state trooper was charged for abusing the same then-15-year-old girl.
  • Cleveland, Ohio: The officer acquitted in the shooting deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams has been charged with assault.
  • Williams County, North Dakota: A deputy was arrested for child pornography and fired.
  • Mt. Vernon, Missouri: The chief was cited for discharging his firearm on conservation land. The shot spooked a horse that bucked and briefly dragged a child.
  • University of Florida: A police officer was arrested for child
  • Topeka, Kansas: A now-former officer is being investigated for assault on a couple and perjury.
  • Grayville, Illinois: An officer will not be charged for shooting into a car, hitting a suspect in the face. The suspect was treated for his injuries and was charged with driving on suspended license.
  • Calcasieu Parish, LA: A deputy was arrested for indecency with a minor. He was fired.
  • Update: Cleveland, Ohio (First reported 11-22-14): In response to a petition filed by activists under Ohio law, a municipal judge found probable cause to charge the officer who shot Tamir Rice with murder and other charges. The results of the finding were then delivered to the prosecutor’s office. The prosecutor also recently received the results of the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s investigation of the case and will present evidence to a grand
  • Update: Toledo, Ohio (First reported 05-12-15): An officer pled no contest to OVI for accident that injured fellow officer. He was given probation and fined.


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