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National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 02-17-17

Here are the nine reports of police misconduct tracked for Friday, February 17, 2017:

  • Update: Helena, Montana (First reported 11-30-16): An officer entered into a deferred prosecution agreement for her domestic violence arrest. She retained her employment. ow.ly/HEpV3095lQj
  • Update: South Dakota Highway Patrol (First reported 11-08-16): A now-former trooper pled guilty to stealing $70,000 in drug money over several years. He will be sentenced in March. ow.ly/UaK630960hD
  • Jacksonville, Florida: Three sheriff’s deputies were suspended and charged with tampering after a fatal officer-involved shooting during an undercover drug buy. The officers allegedly got rid of beer cans and were thus not tested for intoxication at the scene. ow.ly/Y4463096cQw
  • Chicago, Illinois: An officer was fired for shooting 16 times into the wrong vehicle during a 2011 off-duty shooting. ow.ly/b6TT3096dD1
  • Portland, Oregon: An officer was fired for making threats with a gun after an off-duty poker game. This was one report listed among several in the periodic disciplinary release from the department. ow.ly/36Bn3096dXc
  • Amtrak: An officer was charged with murder for shooting a passenger in the back during a layover at Union Station in Chicago.  ow.ly/IfMp3096J5J
  • New York, New York: Two officers were indicted for misconduct, filing a false instrument, and perjury for making a bogus gun possession arrest. ow.ly/mNBL3096Y3L
  • Whitfield County, Georgia: A deputy was arrested for child molestation, false imprisonment, and child cruelty. ow.ly/IlTv3096ZBd
  • Beaufort County, South Carolina: A deputy was fired after approaching jurors about a civil case they were hearing. The act triggered a mistrial. ow.ly/vx3x30974Ry

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