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National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 03-16-17

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, March 16, 2017:

  • Update: Los Angeles County, California: Now-former sheriff Lee Baca was found guilty of obstruction and other charges for lying to investigators into the department-wide corruption scandal.  nyti.ms/2mKAbF1
  • Cincinnati, Ohio: An officer was arrested for carrying an AR-15 and acting as an officer while drunk and off duty. ow.ly/1HCk309Y3gj
  • Indianapolis, Indiana: An officer was arrested for OWI in his personal vehicle while off duty. ow.ly/8s4B309Y4BR
  • Cleveland, Ohio: An officer was suspended 20 days for being armed while drinking in a bar off duty. ow.ly/YDcU309Y6Bw
  • Walker, Louisiana: An officer was suspended three days for hanging a noose in the department. It was found by a black officer. ow.ly/YIDn309Y7L3
  • Dallas, Texas: An officer was fired for using excessive force, using profanity, violating procedure, and disabling his car’s camera. ow.ly/4Qvz309YzPO
  • West Jordan, Utah: An officer was arrested for domestic violence. ow.ly/FQfb309YPPZ
  • Update: New York, New York (First reported 04-29-16): Two officers were acquitted at a bench trial for beating a postal worker in the wake of a fatal ambush of police officers. The victim had inadvertently given the murderer directions shortly before the attack. ow.ly/5ZS8309YVzO

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