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National Police Misconduct NewsFeed Daily Recap 10-18-12

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  1. Here are the 10 reports of police misconduct tracked for Thursday, October 17 , 2012:
    • Washington, DC: A federal jury indicted an officer [Kenneth Furr, 48] on nine counts, including assault with intent to kill while armed, in connection with a shooting that left one person injured as the officer allegedly tried to solicit a prostitute.
    • Hartford, Connecticut: An officer [Taikwon Dudley] was arrested for a car crash that killed a 50-year-old man [Anthony Mansfield]. He was charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, reckless driving, traveling too fast for conditions, and failure to obey a traffic signal.
    • Jackson, Mississippi: Two police officers [Quintel Jefferson, 27, Terence Dale Jenkins, 25] pleaded guilty in federal court to accepting bribes and face up to ten years in prison. They thought the men they were protecting were drug dealers, but actually were two undercover FBI agents posing as drug traffickers. (better link)
    • Houston, Texas: An officer [Richard Cano, 46] was relieved of duty because of an alleged extortion scheme. He is accused of having cars towed and pocketing part of the money for himself.
    • San Antonio, Texas: A couple [Albert Morales, Hector Serna, Sarah Bueno] says that an officer [not named] who shot their dog in the jaw was at the wrong house. According to one of the owners the officer described how he told the pit bull to get back, and when he didn’t, he stepped back and fired his gun. However, the officer admitted that the pit bull never growled at him.
    • Update: Lansing, Michigan: An officer [Sgt. Todd Johnson ] has been suspended from the force, after being convicted and sentenced for impaired driving. He was suspended three weeks without pay. This is “the maximum penalty less than termination that may be issued to an officer,” according to a press release issued by the department. “Officers are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner off duty as well as on duty as they represent the LPD. I expect only the best conduct from them, but most importantly the citizens of Lansing expect this of them as well,” said the chief.
    • Edinburg, Texas: A deputy [Albert Cortez] was fired after investigators say that he was arrested for buying cocaine from an undercover officer.
    • Cherryville, North Carolina: The U.S. Attorney’s office says that three officers [Casey Justin Crawford, David Paul Mauney III, Frankie Dellinger, along with former Gaston County Sheriff's Deputy Wesley Clayton Golden] are facing corruption and bribery charges. They conspired to protect tractor trailers transporting what’s described as stolen goods and cash.
    • Dublin, Ohio: A police officer [Tom Seeling] was fired as an investigation into a relationship with a teenage girl ended. The statement released by the department said he was fired for serious misconduct contrary to the core values and standards of conduct of the Dublin Division of Police.
    • Manchester, New Hampshire: An officer [David Connare] faces charges of reckless conduct and driving under the influence in connection with a car crash. He was off-duty, in his personal car at the time. (link)
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