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National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 12-20-12

Here are the 7 reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, December 20, 2012:

  • Lexington, Kentucky: A University of Kentucky officer has been fired after a student posted a video of officers entering his room and searching it.
  • Chicago, Illinois: The officer in charge of an “elite” Special Operations Section that ransacked homes without warrants and shook down drug dealers for hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash pleaded guilty to those crimes. He also pleaded guilty to ordering a hit on another officer.
  • Oroville, California: A Chico police officer pleaded no contest to charges stemming from an off-duty incident outside a casino.
  • Maury, Tennessee: An officer was charged with solicitation of sex with a minor and booked into jail on a $15,000 bond. He has been terminated.
  • Houston, Texas: A Philadelphia police officer was arrested at the Houston Texans’ stadium for resisiting arrest.
  • Albany, New York: An off-duty state trooper was arrested after police say he crashed his own car while driving drunk.
  • Denver, Colorado: A police officer, charged with sexually assaulting a woman he pulled over, was found guilty.

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