From the Cato institute: 13 reports of police misconduct

 

  • Update: Washington, District of Columbia (First reported 10-14-15): A now-former officer was sentenced to 11 months in prison for tax fraud. ow.ly/4mOiMh
  • Highlands County, Florida: A deputy was arrested for DUI after he was found unconscious behind the wheel while off duty. ow.ly/4mOjXh
  • Update: Kenosha, Wisconsin (First reported 03-04-15): A now-former officer pled guilty to felony misconduct. He planted a bullet in the backpack of a murder suspect. ow.ly/4mOlV1
  • Daytona Beach, Florida: Two officers were fired from the department. One officer was fired after testing positive for cocaine during a drug test. Another was fired for making inappropriate comments he made to two college students. ow.ly/4mOnQ3
  • Coconut Creek, Florida: An officer was charged with custodial sexual battery and two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation. ow.ly/4mOoCH
  • Hall County, Georgia: A deputy was fired for having an inappropriate relationship with a woman on house arrest. ow.ly/4mOwub
  • Update: Fairfax County, Virginia (First reported 09-04-13): Now-former officer Adam Torres pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of John Geer. The judge denied the 12-month sentence suggested by the plea deal and scheduled a sentencing hearing for June 24.  ow.ly/4mOTLt
  • Orleans Parish, Louisiana: A colonel was charged in off-duty detail scheme in which he charged private vendors for ghost security guards that didn’t exist. ow.ly/4mOIuV
  • Update: Denver, Colorado (First reported 07-25-14): An officer was suspended for a drunken fight at another officer’s home while all were off duty. Charges were dropped against the suspended officer but are still pending against his wife. ow.ly/4mOKEa
  • Denver, Colorado: An officer was suspended for ten days for harassment of a street vendor and subsequently starting a fight that led to a large police response and false arrests of other individuals. ow.ly/4mOLDH
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan and FBI: Both agencies are being sued by a now-former student who was beaten and rendered unconscious by undercover officers after he was mistaken for a fugitive. The officers on the scene convinced onlookers to delete footage of the arrest from their cell phones and prosecuted the man who they had misidentified for resisting the plain clothes officers. The man was acquitted of wrongdoing in his criminal case. ow.ly/4mOUKi
  • Bisbee, Arizona: An officer who was exonerated in the fatal shooting of a homeless man was notified of termination proceedings against him. He filed paperwork for medical retirement. ow.ly/4mOWmf
  • Update: Altoona, Pennsylvania (First reported 07-15-15): A now-former officer was acquitted of assault and official oppression. He had been fired from the department for excessive force in the same case. ow.ly/4mOXDs
  • From here:http://www.policemisconduct.net/

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