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National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 03-02-17

Here are the ten reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, March 2, 2017:

  • Ocean County, New Jersey: A lieutenant is facing drug, official misconduct, and theft charges after cocaine went missing. ow.ly/kqLK309w12P
  • Aberdeen, New Jersey: An officer pled guilty to illegally accessing a federal law enforcement database and passing on information to others. He is scheduled to be sentenced March 20. ow.ly/Fvh0309w2xk
  • Shirley, Massachusetts: The chief was placed on leave after a female former officer alleged mistreatment by him and others under his command. ow.ly/YDnb309w5r5
  • Opelousas, Louisiana: An officer was arrested for interfering with St. Landry Parish officers during an off-duty incident. ow.ly/BuHP309w5Ww
  • Shawnee, Oklahoma: An officer was arrested for domestic assault against his girlfriend, who is also an officer. ow.ly/octy309w9lo
  • Springfield, Illinois: An officer was arrested for official misconduct and battery for actions against a 19-year-old during the course of an arrest. ow.ly/fgT5309waaT
  • Florida Highway Patrol: A trooper was arrested for a filing false report to cover up hit-and-run in Miami Beach that left the victim brain damaged.  ow.ly/ZZXQ309wbtC
  • Update: Arlington, Texas (First reported 12-12-16): Sixteen officers gave up their law enforcement certifications to moot criminal indictments for fake traffic stops.  ow.ly/BNOB309wclT
  • North Las Vegas, Nevada: A SWAT officer accidentally shot an innocent man in his car during a standoff. ow.ly/wOvu309wdAE
  • Update: U.S. Secret Service (First reported 11-16-15): A now-former officer pled guilty to sexting a Broward County, Florida underage girl while he was on duty at the White House. He had previously pled guilty to charges stemming from a sting with similar circumstances.  ow.ly/VEzl309wfJT

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