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Here are the 19 reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, September 8, 2016:

  • Update: Oak Harbor, Washington (First reported 08-09-16): An officer was federally indicted on child pornography charges for sexting a 13-year-old girl.
  • Dallas, Texas: An officer was arrested for domestic violence against his girlfriend at a downtown hotel while he was off duty.
  • Update: Seneca, South Carolina (First reported 07-31-15): The officer who fatally shot  Zachary Hammond, an unarmed teen fleeing a drug bust in a car, has been fired.
  • Dallas, Texas: An officer was arrested for trespassing for an incident that happened when he was off duty. He picked up his intoxicated daughter at a party and believed she had been drugged. He went to knock on the door and got no answer and kicked the door down.
  • Framingham State University: An officer was arrested for a lewd act on campus. He allegedly exposed himself to a student.
  • Update: Madison, Alabama (First reported 02-11-15): An officer who was tried multiple times for partially paralyzing an elderly Indian national in a confrontation will be reinstated.
  • Update: Oakland, California (First reported 05-13-16): Four officers were fired and seven were suspended for their roles in the still-growing scandal involving an underage sex worker.
  • Bridgeport, Connecticut: An officer was arrested for assault and DUI after punching a man he knew in the face and then hitting a fire hydrant with a car.
  • Update: Washington County, Oregon (First reported 12-15-15): A now-former deputy was sentenced to two years’ probation, serve 80 hours of community service, and pay $12,000 in restitution after pleading guilty to a strangulation assault charge. Upon successful completion of all these conditions, his felony coercion conviction will be dismissed.
  • Update: Columbus, Mississippi (First reported 07-11-16): An officer who was serving a suspension for a violent personal confrontation that happened on duty was arrested again for domestic violence.
  • Bald Head Island, North Carolina: A public safety officer was arrested for DWI and possessing a concealed weapon while intoxicated.
  • Update: Fairview Township, Pennsylvania (First reported 12-21-15): A now-former officer pled guilty to stealing federal funds. He thought he was stealing drug proceeds but was the target of a federal sting.
  • Update: U.S. Secret Service (First reported 11-11-15): The officer who was fired for sexting someone he believed to be a child while on duty at the White House has been sent to Florida to face child solicitation charges.
  • Update: Adams County, Colorado (First reported 11-30-15): An officer who is currently on trial for assault for kicking a man outside of a bar last year has been fired.
  • Update: New Haven, Connecticut (First reported 07-26-16): The embattled chief resigned amid controversy, a recent suspension, and other misconduct allegations.
  • Update: Everett, Massachusetts (First reported 08-17-16): An officer who was charged for strangling and kicking his pregnant wife in the stomach had his charges dropped because she refused to testify against him.
  • Update: Toledo, Ohio (First reported 02-13-15): A now-former officer was acquitted of attempted murder and felony assault. He was convicted of tampering, obstruction of justice, and discharge of a firearm. The case was an alleged revenge murder-for-hire conspiracy.
  • Update: New York, New York (First reported 12-17-15): A now-former officer was sentenced to three years in prison for molesting a child several times over the course of three years, starting when the victim was 10.

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