official misconduct

Brick, New Jersey police Officer Justin Delaney is accused of stalking his girlfriend through cellphone and social media communications. (Credit: Ocean County Prosecutor's office)

Brick, N.J. Police Officer Accused Of Stalking Ex-Girlfriend

A Brick, New Jersey police officer was indicted this week, on charges that he harassed and stalked his former girlfriend by phone, text and social media.

08/22/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Newark Cop Indicted For Allegedly Pulling Gun In Road Rage Quarrel

A veteran Newark police officer was indicted Wednesday, on charges that he pulled a gun on a man driving with his wife and son after a traffic dispute this past winter.

07/23/2014

A police cruiser passes by in Times Square (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Report: NYPD Detective Accused Of Filing False Paperwork For Recovered Gun Reward

An NYPD detective was arrested and charged with forgery Wednesday, reportedly for allegedly submitting false paperwork to take a reward for a recovered gun.

07/17/2014

Charles Hynes (brooklynda.org/)

Former Brooklyn DA Hynes Accused In Report Of Misusing Funds For Campaign

A probe by the city Department of Investigation has concluded that former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles misused assets seized from criminal defendants to pay a consultant who working on his campaign.

06/02/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Detective Pleads Not Guilty To Perjury In Connection With Drug Case

Detective Said Salim was released without bail Wednesday after pleading not guilty to perjury, official misconduct and other charges.

04/30/2014

Samuel Woody (credit: Union County Prosecutor's Office)

Ex-Plainfield Officer Gets 6 Years For Official Misconduct, Criminal Sexual Contact

A jury found the 12-year veteran guilty in December, 2012 of falsely accusing a woman of crimes and threatening her with jail unless she performed a sexual act.

04/09/2014

Suffolk County Police Sgt. Scott Greene was arrested following an undercover sting showing him stealing from a driver after pulling him over. (credit: Suffolk DA surveillance video)

Suffolk Police Sergeant Accused Of Stealing From Drivers During Traffic Stops Pleads Not Guilty

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said while on patrol, Suffolk County Police Sgt. Scott Greene, 50, of Shirley, would target Hispanic drivers, pull them over, search their cars and steal whatever cash he could find.

03/24/2014

Suffolk County Police Sgt. Scott Greene was arrested following an undercover sting showing him stealing from a driver after pulling him over. (credit: Suffolk DA surveillance video)

Veteran Suffolk Police Sergeant Accused Of Stealing From Drivers During Traffic Stops

Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said while on patrol, Greene would target Hispanic drivers, pull them over, search their cars and steal whatever cash he could find.

01/31/2014

A police car is seen in Times Square - New York, NY - May 26, 2004 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Queens DA: Officers Accused Of Taking Bribes ‘Tarnished Their NYPD Badges’

Roberto Espinal and Danny Cano are accused of taking bribes ranging from $40 to $1,500 for copies of official NYPD accident reports.

09/19/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Report: NYPD Officer Accused Of Lying In Report About Arresting Photographer

A New York City police officer was arrested and charged Monday, reportedly on allegations that he falsified documents about his own arrest of a freelance New York Times photographer.

08/26/2013

Melissa Jackson

Charges Dropped Against EMT Accused Of Letting Woman Die

A stunning development has surfaced in an official misconduct case against an emergency medical technician.

06/25/2013

NYPD Crime Scene Unit vehicle (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Officer Arrested, Reportedly For Falsely Accusing Man Of Drug Dealing

A New York City police officer was arrested Wednesday, reportedly on charges that he falsely accused a man of drug dealing in a public housing development in West Harlem.

01/16/2013

An aerial view of John F. Kennedy Airport. (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

TSA Screener Accused Of Stealing iPads At JFK Airport

Sean Henry, 32, of Brooklyn was nabbed in a sting operation using decoy bags, police said.

12/06/2012

Franklin Mata leaves State Supreme court, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, in New York (credit: Louis Lanzano/AP)

Former NYPD Officer Franklin Mata Gets 60 Days For Official Misconduct

Former NYPD Officer Franklin Mata has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for official misconduct. His former partner Kenneth Moreno, who was also convicted of official misconduct, was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday.

08/10/2011

Ken Moreno with attorney Chad Seigel at State Supreme court, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, in New York.  (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Ex-NYPD Officer Kenneth Moreno Gets Year In Jail After Misconduct Conviction

It was the verdict that shocked the city. On Monday it was the sentence that shocked the defendant. The ex-cop acquitted of raping a woman, but convicted of misconduct, was given a year in jail, even though probation recommended he walk free.

08/08/2011

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