National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 06.12.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project




” Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, June 12, 2015:

  • Rio Dell, California: An officer was arrested for battery and brandishing a weapon in Humboldt County.
  • Bainbridge, Georgia: Four now-former deputies were convicted of federal civil rights charges for beating up a man, lying about it, and then framing him for a crime.
  • Norfolk, Virginia: A grand jury indicted an officer in the shooting death of David Latham.
  • Update: Lakeland, Florida (First reported 10-13-14): A  now-former officer who had been charged with felony stalking pled no contest to a misdemeanor charge. As part of the deal, he surrendered his law enforcement certification.
  • Update: Virginia Alcohol Beverage Commission (First reported 03-19-15): Officers will not face charges for the beating of UVA student Martese Johnson. Charges against Johnson were dropped.
  • Update: Oklahoma State Police (First reported 09-16-14): A now-former trooper will stand trial in July for raping a motorist during a traffic stop.
  • Update: Perry County, Ohio (First reported 11-08-13): The sheriff’s office settled a lawsuit with a man who was shot by deputies in 2012.
  • Santa Ana, California: Officers are being investigated for actions during raid on cannabis dispensary. Video shows them ingesting edibles.



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