National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 06.17.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project



” Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, June 17, 2015:

  • Neptune Township, New Jersey: An officer ran his ex-wife’s car off the road and then fatally shot her. Their seven-year-old child was riding in the car with her mother when she was shot. The officer was charged with murder after a standoff with police on the scene.
  • Paterson, New Jersey: An officer was charged with leaving scene of fatal accident.
  • New York, New York: A now-former officer pled guilty to grand larceny in a ticket-fixing scandal.
  • New York State Police: A trooper was indicted for sexual assault of a woman in a hotel room in Atlantic City.
  • Kansas City, Missouri: An officer was placed on leave after domestic violence and computer tampering charges were filed against him.
  • Decatur County, Georgia: Three now-former deputies were convicted in covering-up a use-of-force incident and withholding evidence in the resulting case against the suspect.
  • Mansfield, Ohio: An officer trainee was charged with kidnapping and unlawful restraint. He was fired.
  • Update: Indio, California (First reported 10-03-14): Two officers will stand trial in July for alleged excessive force during an arrest and an attempted cover up of the incident.



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