National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 05-09-15 to 05-11-15

Police Misconduct Reporting Project

Here are the 12 reports of police misconduct tracked for Saturday, May 9 through Monday, May 11, 2015:

  • Washington County, Oklahoma: A deputy was arrested for aggravated DUI after colliding with another vehicle while off duty. His BAC was more than twice the legal limit.
  • Weld County, Colorado: A deputy was arrested for aggravated incest. He allegedly sexually assaulted his daughter who is under 10 year old.
  • Loveland, Colorado: An officer was arrested for domestic violence against a child.

  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: A now-former officer was arrested for using police database to track down brother’s ex-wife and intimidate her after an incident in court. While still on the force, he allegedly used her birthdate to find her new address and asked colleagues to run a check on a license plate that belonged to the person that escorted her into court. The ex-wife’s tires were slashed several days after the court incident. The officer resigned in June.
  • San Mateo County, California: A deputy has been charged with the brandishing of a firearm for allegedly pointing a gun at a school janitor.
  • Sterling Heights, Michigan: An officer was placed on leave while he is investigated for DUI after crashing his car off duty.
  • Update: Nashville, Tennessee (First reported 06-16-14): A now-former lieutenant who was accused of rape was acquitted of the charges.
  • Hernando County, Florida: A deputy was arrested in a sting. He drove his girlfriend to buy prescription pills from an informant.
  • Spartanburg County, South Carolina: An officer was fired after his arrest for assault & battery and misconduct in office. He is alleged to have stricken a jail inmate.
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Detroit, Michigan): An agent is being investigated for fatally shooting a 20-year-old man. There are conflicting reports on whether man was retreating at the time of the shooting.
  • East St. Louis, Illinois Housing Authority: An officer shot a suspect while allegedly high on cocaine.
  • Moulton, Alabama: An officer was arrested for stealing from a Wal-Mart while on duty.

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