Murray State University Police Officer Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

CALLOWAY COUNTY, KY — Kentucky State Police troopers have arrested a police officer with the Murray State University Public Safety Department on a charge of first degree sexual abuse. KSP says 39-year-old Mark Johnson has been placed on administrative leave from the university, in keeping with the school’s policy. Johnson has been working at Murray … Read more

Prisoner Transport Officer Indicted for Sexual Assault and Possessing a Firearm in Furtherance of His Sexual Assault

Riverside, California – A federal grand jury in Riverside, California, returned a five-count indictment against Eric Scott Kindley, 50, a private prisoner transport officer, for crimes related to his sexual assaults of two different females in his custody during two different transports, and for brandishing his firearm during one of the sexual assaults. Count One … Read more

Las Vegas Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault

Prosecutors charged a Las Vegas police officer on Wednesday with sexual assault. Metropolitan Police Department officer Manuel Gutierrez, 37, was arrested Saturday, the department’s public information office announced. Gutierrez has worked for the department since February 2014 and most recently was with the Community Policing Division’s South Central Area Command. He has been relieved of … Read more

Monterey Park Officer Gets Nearly 8 Years For Sexually Assaulting Women While on Duty

A judge on Tuesday sentenced a former Monterey Park police officer to seven years and eight months in prison for sexually assaulting three women during traffic stops while he was on duty. Israel Sanchez, 42, of Whittier was convicted March 12 of five counts of sexual battery by restraint, five counts of assault under color … Read more

Minneapolis Cop Receives 4 Years For Sexual Assault

A former Minneapolis police officer has been sentenced to four years in prison for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in northeast Minneapolis two years ago. Thomas Tichich, 49, was convicted of third degree criminal sexual conduct and attempted sexual assault by a Hennepin County jury in April. The victim, a 39-year-old woman at the time … Read more

Texas Police Officer Raped Woman He Met While Responding to Police Call

EL PASO, Texas — Investigators arrested a former El Paso Police officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman he met while responding to a police call. Police said William Alexander, 35, met the accuser after he responded and handled a police call involving the woman. Some time later, while off-duty, Alexander met the woman and … Read more

Off-Duty Minneapolis Police Officer Found Guilty of Sexual Assault

A Hennepin County jury on Thursday found an off-duty Minneapolis police officer guilty of sexually assaulting a 39-year-old woman after a night of drinking. The jury of eight women and four men deliberated for about seven hours over two days before convicting Thomas Tichich of two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. Tichich, 49, did … Read more

Washington Woman Accuses Cop of Molesting Her in Patrol Car While Cuffed

PROSSER, Washington – A Prosser police officer recently fired for misconduct was accused of sexually molesting a handcuffed woman in his patrol car. A multi-agency investigation into Officer Shane Hellyer focused on allegations he groped the woman while she was in the back of his patrol car. The December 2016 incident was just one of … Read more

Bexar County Deputy Charged With Sexual Assault

Texas – A 15-year veteran of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office was arrested in connection with a 2016 sexual assault case, officials said Tuesday. Sheriff’s Deputy Leonard Lopez, 47, turned himself in and was charged with sexual assault of a woman, Sheriff Javier Salazar said during a news conference. Lopez relinquished his gun and badge … Read more