From the CATO institute. 10 Police misconduct reports May 23 2016

If you want to keep track of what is going on , the CATO institute police misconduct site is the place to do it

Updated 3 times a week it is the source that is reliable and easy to use

Please check them out here: http://www.policemisconduct.net/

Here are the ten reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, May 23, 2016:

  • Berwyn, Illinois: An officer is being sued for allegedly targeting and harassing the daughter of his lover and the daughter’s boyfriend. According to the suit, the behavior was triggered by the younger couple’s disapproval of the mother’s relationship with the officer. ow.ly/5vXa300u3Qm
  • Update: Ansonia, Connecticut (First reported 09-17-15): An officer pled guilty to larceny and other charges for stealing items from the evidence room. He was given a one-year suspended sentence. ow.ly/IEW2300ugkX
  • Update: Baltimore, Maryland (First reported 04-21-15):  Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty of all charges in a bench trial for his role in Freddie Gray’s death. ow.ly/l3eW300uo7b
  • Hull, Massachusetts: A now-former officer pled guilty to larceny for stealing $116,000 from the police union. He was sentenced to one year of home confinement and five years of probation. ow.ly/r8eS300ujNr
  • Update: Massachusetts State Police (First reported 05-12-16): A trooper has been suspended for his role in the televised beating of Richard Simone after a high-speed interstate chase. ow.ly/Xmw8300ulAu
  • Palm Beach County, Florida: A sergeant was suspended for improperly releasing a Boynton Beach officer who was caught in a solicitation sting. The Boynton Beach officer was fired from his department, as reported here on April 21. ow.ly/MiKt300uAv3
  • Upshur County, West Virginia: A deputy was arrested for allegedly choking a woman. ow.ly/bYGg300uD1h
  • Lane County, Oregon: The County settled a lawsuit brought by a 77-year-old man who was injured by a deputy while he was an inmate in the jail. The settlement was for $95,000. http://ow.ly/XmCp300uDCq
  • New York, New York: A plainclothes officer was suspended for brandishing his weapon and threatening bystanders filming an arrest he was assisting. http://ow.ly/ORTD300uRhq
  • Cleveland, Ohio: An officer was charged with obstruction of justice for actions related to an off-duty incident. She was working security at a bar and told a witness to an assault to erase the footage from their cell phone. She subsequently filed a false report about the incident. http://ow.ly/CD5C300uRS1

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