National Police Misconduct Reporting Project

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 03-22-12

Here are the 13 reports of police misconduct we were able to track in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this Thursday, March 22, 2012:

  • 2 Kern Co CA deputies under investigation after alleged excessive force incident caught on helicopter video that left a man with serious leg injuries. [3] http://bit.ly/GGSA9U
  • 7 Milwaukee WI cops & supervisor on desk duty while investigated for alleged brutality & unecessary cavity searches [0] http://bit.ly/GQEX6u
  • Edmonton AB cop gets 3mo conditional sentence for assaulting cuffed man before stepping on his head, apparently this was his 2nd conviction on similar charges. [0] http://bit.ly/GShZNF
  • West Haven CT police lose $119k jury award in suit by Hispanic family alleging excessive force & rights violations [0] http://bit.ly/GJ3Chg
  • 2 Spokane WA cops face obstruction charges over “extensive cover-up” of mentally disabled man’s beating death by a now-convicted cop, a cop that officers saluted at his sentencing. [5] http://bit.ly/GOngKs
  • San Bernardino Co CA deputy charged w/failing to report deputy for sex w/teen explorer [0] http://bit.ly/GGTsLP
  • Iredell Co NC sheriff & deputy sued by woman claiming deputy sexually harassed her after reporting husband for DV [0] http://bit.ly/GSVTuB
  • Harvey IL police face class action suit by rape victims over 200 untested rape kits uncovered in raid on police dpt [5] http://bit.ly/GJ3XAg
  • Fredricksburg VA cops arrest man for assaulting an officer for pointing at them, he says just grabbed a smoke [3] http://wj.la/GH0Nvf
  • Hidalgo Co TX deputy sentenced to 11yrs prison for role in conspiracy to steal 354lbs of pot to sell [0] http://bit.ly/GPooY3
  • Waterloo IA cop arrested on misd simple domestic violence charge after alleged altercation w/wife [0] http://bit.ly/GQF7e4
  • Spanish Fork UT police chief loses certification after caught shoplifting, Provo police refused to arrest him [0] http://bit.ly/GIHaAC

That’s it for today, stay safe out there!

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