From the CATO institute police misconduct site

Here are the 16 reports of police misconduct tracked for Tuesday, November 3 and Wednesday November 4, 2015:

  • San Juan, Texas: An officer was suspended after a rollover crash that left several injured. The report indicates alcohol may have been involved in the incident.
  • Update: Jersey City, New Jersey (First reported 05-02-13): An officer was acquitted for a fatal hit-and-run in 2013.:
  • USCIS: An officer pled guilty to concealing a relationship with a foreign national during a security clearance investigation.
  • Update: Los Angeles County, California (First reported 06-09-15): A now-former sergeant was sentenced to eight years in prison for beating a handcuffed jail visitor.
  • Update: East Cleveland, Ohio (First reported 10-08-15): Two officers pled guilty to ripping off thousands of dollars from drug dealers. The two will testify against a third officer who will face trial.
  • Lynchburg, Virginia An officer was indicted for obtaining money by way of false pretenses.
  • England, Arkansas: An officer was fired and arrested for falsely claiming he was shot by a Hispanic man during a traffic stop. He allegedly staged the entire incident.
  • Bardstown, Kentucky: An officer was fired for interference in a missing person case that involved his brother.
  • Watervliet, New York: An officer was charged with participation in a drug ring. Another officer’s home was searched for undisclosed reasons and the investigation is ongoing.
  • Cook County, Illinois: A now-former deputy was convicted of domestic violence and sentenced to 30 days in jail.
  • Louisiana Department of Public Safety: An officer was arrested for attempted first degree murder of his wife, who was found with multiple gunshot wounds.
  • Conway, Arkansas: A now-former officer was arrested for child pornography possession.
  • Phoenix, Arizona: An officer was arrested for family assault.
  • Suffolk County, Massachusetts: A deputy was arrested for assaulting a teen and possessing his gun while intoxicated.
  • Los Angeles County, California: The County settled a lawsuit with a woman who was raped by an on-duty deputy. The settlement was for $6,000,000.
  • Suffolk County, New York: The County will pay $95,000 to a Long Island man who was beaten by a deputy.

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