Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

2020-6: Failed to report additional income upon filing State of Hawaii taxes. Pled guilty to criminal offenses related to the false filing. Criminal Conduct Initiated: False and Fraudulent Statements Aiding and Abetting (Prosecutors not notified because the State Attorney General handled the investigation) (Officer retired prior to discharge)

Discharged
Final
No
No
Eric Yiu
2020-7

2020-13: Submitted a falsified HPD document. Failed to submit a report in a timely manner as required by department policy. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Tampering with a Government Record

3-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
Yes
N/A

2020-15: Submitted falsified information on documentation for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an intoxicant roadblocks. Failed to properly supervise personnel and ensure that related documentation was submitted with accurate information. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Tampering with a Government Record (Officer retired prior to discharge.)

Discharged
Final
No
Yes
John Bennett

2020-16: Submitted falsified information on documentation for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an intoxicant roadblocks. Failed to properly supervise personnel and ensure that related documentation was submitted with accurate information. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Tampering with a Government Record (Pursuant to the grievance process, discharge was reduced to 20 days suspension.)

20-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes

2020-17: Submitted falsified information on required federal grant documents for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant roadblocks. (Officer retired prior to discharge.)

Discharged
Final
No
No

2020-18: Submitted falsified information on required federal grant documents for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant roadblocks. Falsified information on traffic ciations. (Officer retired prior to discharge.)

Discharged
Final
No
No
Sean Taoka

2020-19: Submitted falsified information on multiple required federal grant documents for an Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant roadblock.

10-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2020-20: Submitted falsified information on a required federal grant document for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant roadblock.

5-day suspension
Final
No
No

2020-23: Submitted falsified information on documentation for Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant (OVUII) roadblock. Submitted a falsified police report for the OVUII roadblock. Failed to properly supervise personnel during the OVUII roadblock. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Tampering with a Government Record (Officer retired prior to discharge)

Discharged
Final
No
Yes
John Rathjen
2020-21

2020-24: Submitted falsified information on required federal grant documents for an Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant roadblock.

5-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A