National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 06.16.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project



” Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, June 16, 2015:

  • Selmer, Tennessee: A sergeant was indicted for assaulting an arrestee while processing him.
  • Update: Broward County, Florida (First reported 05-07-15): A deputy had  felony assault added to charges stemming from a video recorded beating of a man at a gas station. As a result, he is no longer being paid for his time on leave.
  • Update: Lee, Massachusetts (First reported 08-12-13): The now-former chief was found guilty of extortion. He was acquitted of 10 other counts including money laundering and wire fraud.
  • Beech Grove, Indiana: An officer was placed on leave after her arrest for OWI.
  • Nassau County, Florida: A deputy was arrested and charged for trafficking hydrocodone.
  • Maui, Hawaii: An officer was arrested for DUI. He is the second Maui officer arrested for that in as many weeks.
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The City will pay $100,000 to a woman who was punched by a police officer and dragged from her car by her hair.
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The City will pay $490,000 to the family of a man who was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer. The now-former officer, who is serving a prison sentence for the murder, had been angered when his girlfriend’s cell got wet during water pistol fight.



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