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National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 01-30-17

Here are the ten reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, January 30, 2017:

  • Orangeburg, South Carolina: A deputy was charged with third-degree assault and battery for striking a handcuffed detainee who spat in his face. ow.ly/zoh1308pu98
  • U.S. Border Patrol: An agent was charged with 13 criminal counts for ramming cars and striking a man with his automobile. ow.ly/QY63308putT
  • Update: San Antonio, Texas (First reported 11-04-16): An officer who was fired for giving a homeless man fecal sandwich was reinstated…and then fired again for a scatological prank in the women’s restroom at the stationhouse. ow.ly/gJ5c308tghq
  • New York, New York: An officer was charged with a felony for sending a 16-year-old girl a lewd video of himself. ow.ly/r3dV308ufFW
  • Volusia County, Florida: A deputy is under internal investigation for allegedly stealing cash from DUI suspects. He is on leave. ow.ly/EASp308ugTj
  • Chicago, Illinois: An officer was suspended five days for throwing coffee at a passing motorcyclist while he was on duty. ow.ly/OiwJ308ui9S
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan: Three officers were suspended without pay during an investigation into a DUI crash report involving prosecutor who has since resigned.  ow.ly/ZtT4308uiCM
  • Rutherford Co., TN major will plead guilty to lying to federal investigators. ow.ly/vGLF308ujmr
  • Update: New Castle County, Delaware (First reported 09-14-16): A now-former deputy pled guilty to child pornography possession. He is scheduled to be sentenced in March. ow.ly/GxuP308ujLA
  • Update: Revere, Massachusetts (First reported 01-20-17) An officer was charged with aggravated assault for allegedly abusing two children in her care. Her boyfriend, who is also an officer, was arrested on child abuse charges the previous week. ow.ly/M61v308ukeN

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