From the CATO institute: Police misconduct Monday April 11

Here are the 14 reports of police misconduct tracked for Monday, April 11, 2016:

  • Update: Stockton, California (First reported 01-08-16): An officer is no longer on the force after he was accused of issuing a retaliatory ticket against an outspoken citizen who had complained on social media. The citizen’s car was ticketed while on his private property.
  • Indiana State Police: An officer was fired for proselytizing motorists during traffic stops.
  • Houston, Texas: An officer arrested a man for pointing a gun at him twice in an off-duty incident at a gas station. The surveillance footage supports defendant’s claim that he his legally permitted gun fell to the ground by accident and that he never pointed the gun at the off-duty officer.
  • Oilton, Oklahoma: An officer was charged with child pornography possession.
  • Anne Arundel County, Maryland: The sheriff was arrested for second-degree assault against his wife.
  • Glynn County, Georgia: A deputy was charged with improper use of county credit card and falsifying records.
  • Update: Benton County, Arkansas (First reported 02-26-16): A now-former deputy pled not guilty to having sex with a minor and child pornography possession.
  • Benton County, Arkansas: A deputy is no longer on the force after his off-duty arrest for public intoxication.
  • Honolulu, Hawaii: An officer was arrested DUI and accidental bodily injury after two car crash.
  • Update: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (First reported 12-05-13): A now-former officer was indicted on federal charges for punching a handcuffed suspect in an interview room.  He was acquitted on state charges related to the incident.
  • Auburn, Georgia: An officer was arrested by for extortion conspiracy. He took $40,000 from a driver during a bogus traffic stop that was actually a DEA sting.
  • Roscoe, Texas: An officer was arrested for DWI and was fired.
  • Dennis, Massachusetts: An officer was sentenced to probation for OUI.
  • Osage County, Missouri: The sheriff was charged with unlawful use of a weapon while intoxicated for pulling a gun outside of bar while off duty.
  • All from here:

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