Sunday, November 29, 2015

National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 11-24-15

  • El Paso County, Colorado: A deputy was arrested on an assault charge for actions against jail inmate in September.
  • Panola County, Mississippi: A deputy was arrested for DUI.
  • Update: Fullerton, California (First reported07-28-11): The City agreed to pay $4.9 million to the family of Kelly Thomas, who was beaten to death by police in 2011. Two officers were fired because of the incident but were ultimately acquitted of criminal charges.
  • Chicago, Illinois: Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder for the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in October 2014. Video of the shooting was released to the public Tuesday evening. Protests were largely peaceful.
  • Hidalgo County, Texas: A deputy was arrested for DWI.
  • Del Rio, Texas: An officer was arrested for DUI.
  • Blue Island, Illinois: An officer was arrested for sexual assault.
  • Lyon County, Kansas: A deputy was suspended after his arrest for involuntary manslaughter and other charges as a result of 2012 automobile crash.
  • Port St. Lucie, Florida: An officer was fired for actions at a bar and being untruthful about those actions afterward.
  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: An officer pled guilty to participating in a mortgage fraud scheme. He allegedly prepared and submitted false documents.

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