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National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-22-12 to 12-26-12

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.
  • Louisville, Kentucky: An officer is facing a fourth-degree assault charge. He has been accused of repeatedly hitting a man while off-duty.
  • Winona, Minnesota: A police officer was charged with two counts of third degree driving while intoxicated.
  • 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.
  • Dagsboro, Pennsylvania: A man is suing two officers. He says they shocked him with a stun gun because they thought he was somebody else.
  • 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.
  • Columbia, South Carolina: An officer was arrested on a drunken driving charge after he wrecked his patrol car while on-duty.

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