Pasadena, TX Police employees in the News Alot lately for Corrupt Behaviors
Pasadena, TX Police has been in the news several times this month, none of it good.
They are a relatively small Agency to be in the news for so much corruption.
Here are a few of the stories:
1-) 9 Officers beat and break Man's Leg in Jail http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/13_undercover&id=7440834
2-) Two Pasadena Narcotics Officers Indicted on Separate Charges http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/6981505.html
3-) Man Dies in Pasadena Jail - Appears beaten to Death http://www.correctionsone.com/corrections/articles/1842104-Texas-jail-inmates-death-ruled-a-homicide
-A Concerned citizen witnessed the beating, and attempted to report it to a supervisor, but the dispatcher just ignored the complaint. http://www.ems1.com/ems-products/ambulances/articles/292235-After-a-Texas-9-1-1-call-25-minutes-passed-after-complaint/
4-) Police Love Triangle Erupts in Violence http://www.policeone.com/bizarre/articles/1743288-Texas-police-love-triangle-erupts-in-violence/
5-) Pasadena Police Officer Arrested for DWI in Marked Police Cruiser http://www.click2houston.com/news/2576117/detail.html
6-) Here is a video of a PPD Officer allegedly watching an obscene porn video on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7YG-DdZ2OQ
7-) Pasadena Police Officer Found Guilty in Road Rage Incident: http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/front/5168115.html
-(Road Rage Legal Review) http://www.14thcoa.courts.state.tx.us/opinions/htmlopinion.asp?OpinionId=85820
8-) Pasadena Police SGT Suspended after "several" Alcohol Related Incidents: http://www.hcnonline.com/articles/2009/09/27/pasadena_citizen/news/092709_officer_suspended.txt
They've had a lot of corruption in the past to, but those stories were mostly on printed newspaper, not online.
9-) Texas - 06/07/2005 - A Pasadena police officer has been suspended and charged with official oppression. Police say a jailer reported he saw police officer Jonathan Strange push a handcuffed suspect against the wall and kick him in the chest. Strange had arrested Robert Keane at his ex-girlfriend's house on criminal trespassing charges. He is suspended with pay during the investigation.
10-) Pasadena police are investigating a complaint by a local woman who says she was humiliated when a police officer pulled her off the toilet in her apartment and took her outside half naked.
(A spokeswoman with the FBI Houston office confirmed that the agency has opened a preliminary inquiry into the case.)-Same Source
11-) A former Pasadena Deputy Marshall was sentenced to 25 years in prison for stealing cash and cocaine from drug dealers. Keith E. Wagner, 40, was the first of four law enforcement officers and two civilians to go on trial in Harris County for drug crimes after kicking in the door of a house to steal money and drugs. Before serving in Pasadena, Wagner was a Houston Police Officer for 9 years. http://www.civiliansdown.com/Outlaw%20Cops%20in%20Texas.htm
-Pasadena Deputy Marshalls are Pasadena Officers who serve municipal warrants and book their prisoners into the City of Pasadena Jail.
12-) "Pasadena, TX Deputy Fire-Marshall Placed on Leave For Child Sex Assault believed to have taken place 10yrs prior when he was a Pasadena Police Dispatcher and Jailer" http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/6165573.html
... & Many more over the recent few years.
What can be concluded from this?
Pasadena Police is in desperate need of a Federal Review; for the citizens' safety and well-being.
The corruption stories just keep on coming, and they're from so many sources that PPD cannot hide them all.