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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.
  • U.S. Border Patrol: An agent was charged with 13 criminal counts for ramming cars and striking a man with his automobile.
  • 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.
  • New York, New York: An officer was charged with a felony for sending a 16-year-old girl a lewd video of himself.
  • Volusia County, Florida: A deputy is under internal investigation for allegedly stealing cash from DUI suspects. He is on leave.
  • Chicago, Illinois: An officer was suspended five days for throwing coffee at a passing motorcyclist while he was on duty.
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan: Three officers were suspended without pay during an investigation into a DUI crash report involving prosecutor who has since resigned.
  • Rutherford Co., TN major will plead guilty to lying to federal investigators.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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