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National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-27-12

Posted: 28 Dec 2012 07:29 AM PST
Here are the 8 reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, December 27, 2012:
  • Update: Des Moines, Iowa: An officer was given five more years prison on top of the twenty months in prison he was already sentenced to. The extra sentence was in connection with an excessive force traffic stop. http://ow.ly/goc7c
  • Greensboro, North Carolina: A sheriff orders officers to discriminate against Latinos, telling them, “go out there and get me some of those taco eaters,” and blew off the federal government’s order to stop it, calling a Justice Department report “meaningless,” the United States claims in court. http://ow.ly/go9ut
  • Sacramento, California: Police arrested a former officer on suspicion of raping a 76-year-old woman while off duty, the department announced. Sacramento Chief of Police said, in a written statement, that the incident does not reflect the rest of his department. http://ow.ly/go8Dn
  • Update: Moulton, Alabama: A former police officer has been indicted for allegedly beating two 8-year-old girls. The charges are felonies punishable by a minimum one year and maximum 10 years in prison. http://ow.ly/gnTiQ
  • Half Moon Bay, California: An officer who has been accused of stealing $5,700 was sentenced to 90 days in jail for felony embezzlement. http://ow.ly/gnRUq
  • Novato, California: An officer is suspected of stealing, using and distributing narcotics that were meant to be destroyed. His involvement has caused a murder sentencing to come to a standstill. http://ow.ly/gnPLS
  • Update: Miami-Dade, Florida: An officer was sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release for his role in cocaine smuggling. http://ow.ly/gn9YF
  • New York, New York: Two former police officers convicted of official misconduct over their interactions with a drunken woman they had helped get home have started their jail sentences. http://ow.ly/gn9DL

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-27-12 is a post from PoliceMisconduct.net
National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-22-12 to 12-26-12
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 11:58 AM PST
Here are the 7 reports of police misconduct racked for Saturday, December 22 to Wednesday, December 26, 2012:
  • Hollywood, Florida: A trooper has filed suit against other officers. She says they accessed her personal information and intimidated her after she pulled over an officer going 100+ mph on the highway. He was fired. http://ow.ly/gmLmn
  • Louisville, Kentucky: An officer is facing a fourth-degree assault charge. He has been accused of repeatedly hitting a man while off-duty. http://ow.ly/gmGrQ
  • Winona, Minnesota: A police officer was charged with two counts of third degree driving while intoxicated. http://ow.ly/gmFfO
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: A judge found an officer guilty on four criminal counts related to inmate abuse. The four counts he faces are simple assault, official oppression, terroristic threats and intimidation of a witness. The intimidation charge is a felony, the others misdemeanors. http://ow.ly/gmovG
  • Dagsboro, Pennsylvania: A man is suing two officers. He says they shocked him with a stun gun because they thought he was somebody else. http://ow.ly/gmmYU
  • Wappinger Falls, New York: An officer has been arrested. He has been accused of conning thousands of dollars from immigrants seeking drivers licenses and immigration assistance. http://ow.ly/gm1ms
  • Columbia, South Carolina: An officer was arrested on a drunken driving charge after he wrecked his patrol car while on-duty. http://ow.ly/gmoXv
National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-22-12 to 12-26-12 is a post from PoliceMisconduct.net