National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 06.23.15



National Police Misconduct Reporting Project


” Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, June 24, 2015:

  • New York, New York: An officer was arrested for assault and harassment for an incident off duty.
  • Asbury Park, New Jersey: An officer was arrested for tampering, falsifying records, and other official misconduct.
  • Update: Des Moines, Iowa (First reported 05-07-13): A now-former officer was sentenced to five years and three months violating a man’s civil rights for using excessive force during an arrest. He arrived on the scene and the suspect had already been subdued by fellow officers. He kicked the suspect in the teeth.
  • Honolulu, Hawaii: An officer was charged with trespassing. The victim claims charges too light for his actions.
  • Cleveland, Ohio: An officer was charged with domestic violence.
  • Update: New York, New York: Three officers had misconduct charges dropped in two separate cases that alleged excessive force.
  • Broward County, Florida: Four deputies have been accused of beating a woman in custody.
  • Springfield, Oregon: The City settled a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former officer for $250,000. He alleged retaliation for repeatedly reporting misconduct.
  • Cleveland, Mississippi: An investigator shot a leashed family dog and then lied about it in his report.




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