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National Police Misconduct Newsfeed Daily Recap 12-28-16

Here are the eight reports of police misconduct tracked for Wednesday, December 28, 2016:

  • Oregon State Police: A trooper was found to have violated policy when he ran a red light and consequently striking another automobile and a pedestrian before crashing into a donut shop. ow.ly/1k69307u3fS
  • Cuyahoga County, Ohio: A deputy was arrested and charged with OVI after a crash. It is his third arrest for the offense. ow.ly/Ejc2307u4vS
  • Buffalo, New York: An officer resigned and pled guilty to filing a false instrument for faking an on-duty injury. He was sentenced to one year of conditional release. ow.ly/YqVZ307u8OP
  • Update: Suffolk County, New York: Court documents in the long-running case of now-former sheriff James Burke revealed that six officers pled guilty to charges related to the beating and cover-up that led to Burke’s imprisonment. ow.ly/j7w6307u9o8
  • Orangeburg County, South Carolina: A deputy was arrested for DUI after a crash in his patrol vehicle. He was fired. ow.ly/QPGH307u9LR
  • Palm Beach County, Florida: A deputy was federally charged with identity theft for using a law enforcement database to collect and sell personal information. ow.ly/xccz307u9Yg
  • Coffey County, Kansas: A deputy was fired and charged with sexual exploitation of a child. ow.ly/jCCo307vkqL
  • Louisville, Kentucky: A detective pled guilty to stealing nearly $75,000 in cash from airmail packages he searched for drugs. ow.ly/iIQ6307vMdi

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