Here are the 29 police misconduct reports recorded in our National Police Misconduct News Feed yesterday, Wednesday the 26th of May, 2010:
- The once-police chief of Jacksonville North Carolina has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of 1st degree murder in the 1972 shooting death of a US Marine sergeant. The chief, George Hayden, killed William Miller with two shots to the back of the head with an M-16 after Miller’s then wife lured him into an ambush so that she and Hayden wouldn’t lose custody of Miller’s daughter when they got married just a few months later due to a fraud case Miller was building against Hayden at the time.
- The state of New Jersey and two New Jersey transit cops will have to split up paying a $760,000 judgment that was awarded to the woman who was raped by the two officers. The pair were convicted of official misconduct and sentenced to 3 years in prison for talking the woman into following them after she had asked for help and then forcing her to have sex in the weeds under an overpass under threat of arrest.