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Police Misconduct NewsFeed Weekend Recap 03-10-12 to 03-11-12

Here are the 13 reports of police misconduct tracked in our National Police Misconduct News Feed for this weekend of March 10-11, 2012:

  • Readstown WI police chief who was arrested while on the run in Nebraska for using badge to sexually abuse women is now accused of molesting a young boy and will likely face additional charges for that as well. [0]
  • Colleton Co SC says they’ll pay $300k of a $700k jury judgment to the family of a man killed in head-on crash with deputy, because that’s what their insurance will cover. [0]
  • Harrison Co IN deputy takes a plea deal for felony criminal recklessness for giving his wife a gun when she threatened to commit suicide during a dispute, which she then used to commit suicide. [0]
  • East Chicago IN cop was suspended 6mo for fondling himself & making lewd comments to a burglary victim on camera. [0]
  • North Port FL police face a complaint for arresting a man on wiretapping & obstruction charges for videotaping police. [5]
  • Scottsbluff NE cop was sentenced to 5-10yrs prison after convicted on 10 counts of possession of child porn [0]
  • Flomaton AL police chief arrested for false imprisonment after he arrested a man 177 miles (sorry, should be .177 miles) away from his jurisdiction in Florida then transported him back without regard for extradition laws. [1]
  • Big Lake MN suspended their police chief in their effort to fire him after spending thousands to settle sexual harassment and retaliation lawsuits [0]
  • Arcola IL cop who is also police chief of Hindsboro IL was arrested on official misconduct & armed violence charges. [2]
  • Philadelphia PA settles suit for $25k to man who videotaped a cop harassing him for legally having a holstered gun with a permit. [0]
  • Quincy MA cop suspended 30 days & ordered to take anger management over the latest chapter in his lengthy history of harassing and threatening his neighbors. [1]
  • Earlville IL cop sentenced to 45 days in jail for selling marijuana and possession of medication without prescription [1]
  • Baltimore MD cop arrested after her daughter undercharged her by $300 while she was working as cashier at supermarket [0]

That’s it for today, stay safe out there!

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