Police misconduct from the Cato institute

Here are the 14 reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, March 28, 2016:

  • Santa Clara, California: An officer was arrested for allegedly running a chop shop. ow.ly/ZYkko
  • San Francisco, California: An officer was charged with six counts of illegally accessing criminal and driving records. ow.ly/ZZxYa
  • Danville, Kentucky: A now-former officer was indicted for assault, wanton endangerment, and DUI for an off-duty crash. He has resigned. ow.ly/ZZyxK
  • Update: Pittsfield, Massachusetts (First reported 12-02-15): A now-former officer was charged with embezzlement, fraud, and forgery for stealing $220,000 from the police union. ow.ly/ZZyXU
  • Concord, North Carolina: An officer who served as an SRO was charged with sex offense against a child, statutory rape, and child abuse. ow.ly/ZZAnA
  • Carbondale, Pennsylvania: An officer was charged with criminal homicide for a fatal off-duty shooting. ow.ly/ZZVo8
  • Sumiton, Alabama: An officer was charged with harassment for groping a female witness at her home. ow.ly/ZZVNV
  • Commerce City, Colorado: An officer was charged with unlawful sexual contact. Three women allege he touched them during traffic stops. ow.ly/ZZXzA
  • Commerce City, Colorado: An officer resigned after an investigation uncovered his use of a police phone for an attempted illicit steroid purchase and sending sexual images to women. ow.ly/ZZX5M
  • Tate County, Mississippi: A now-former deputy was sentenced to two years in prison for the unlawful tasing of a detainee. ow.ly/ZZZ67
  • Hamilton County, Tennessee: A deputy was suspended one day for using a police database for personal reasons. ow.ly/1001bu
  • Alachua County, Florida: A deputy was arrested after a domestic disturbance. ow.ly/1003X4
  • Jefferson Parish, Louisiana: A deputy was arrested for “doctor shopping” to obtain prescription drugs. ow.ly/1004v6
  • Pinellas County, Florida: A now-former deputy was arrested for pointing her gun at another driver during an off-duty road rage incident. ow.ly/100a00
  • FROM THE CATO INSTITUTE HERE: http://www.policemisconduct.net/

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