More Bad Cops
A percentage of America's law enforcement personnel continue to engage in criminal activity. Following are just a few of the more recent ones that got caught.
Calhoun, Tennessee: An officer and the now-former chief who is currently serving as chief in another jurisdiction were arrested for extorting money from an arrestee.
Baytown, Texas: An officer is under criminal investigation for soliciting nude pics from female drivers to get out of tickets
Bullitt County, Kentucky: The sheriff was indicted for obstructing the investigation of one of his now-former deputies, who has since been convicted of drug trafficking and is awaiting sentencing.
Jackson County, Mississippi: A deputy pled guilty to having sex with female inmates while he was on duty. A second deputy was indicted for the same crime.
Maryland Transportation Authority: An officer pled guilty to theft for stealing from the police union as president.
Claycomo, Missouri: An officer was arrested with his wife for submitting fraudulent opioid prescriptions in Kansas City.
Manchester, Massachusetts: An officer was arrested for hit-and-run on a pedestrian while he was off-duty.
Suffolk County, New York: An officer was named in a federal lawsuit alleging he sexually assaulted a woman in an interrogation room.
Fort Bend County, Texas: A deputy was fired for being drunk during a drunk driving enforcement training session.
Coffey County, Kansas: A deputy was fired and ordered to stand trial for sexually abusing a 15-year-old.
Ector County, Texas: A deputy pled guilty to extorting a game room operator for tips about raids. He confessed to taking photos of federal investigators and sending them to a game room owner.
Warren, Rhode Island: An officer was arrested for cyber-harassment.
Jonesboro, Arkansas: An officer was fired after pointing a loaded firearm at a motorist and a passenger after running them off the road while he was off-duty and in his personal vehicle.