From the CATO institute police misconduct site

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, November 19, 2015:

  • Carroll County, Tennessee: A now-former lieutenant pled guilty to federal civil rights charges for inappropriately tasing a pretrial detainee.
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: An officer was charged with assault and endangerment for off-duty February altercation at a donut shop.
  • Columbus, Ohio: An officer pled guilty to attempted unlawful restraint and ordered to pay $50 fine for actions while trying to break up a minor dispute.
  • Denver, Colorado: An officer was suspended for 10 days and sued for false arrest.
  • Dinwiddie County, Virginia: A now-former deputy was sentenced to one year in jail, with six months suspended, for assault and battery of a motorist.
  • Niagara Falls, New York: A now-former officer pled guilty to third degree assault for striking man with his motorcycle helmet during a road rage incident while off duty.
  • Bullitt County, Kentucky: A now-former detective was charged with unlawful access to law enforcement files while she was serving a suspension. She was fired in July for lying to investigators and continuing to have a personal relationship with persons known to be under federal criminal investigation for drug trafficking.
  • University of Massachusetts: A now-former officer was acquitted of all charges related to sexual assault of a minor.
  • Fair Lawn, New Jersey: An officer was suspended and accused of stealing supplies from a volunteer ambulance squad.

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