National Police Misconduct Reporting Project

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-27-12

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

 

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