Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

2020-9: Slapped and kicked an individual to the ground while effecting an arrest. Repeatedly made derogatory comments. Failed to activate his body-worn camera and submit appropriate reports.

10-day suspension
Final
No
No

2020-30: Used unreasonable force against an individual and failed to submit a report. (Has another case pending final disposition.)

1-day suspension
Final
No
No

2020-38: Kicked and threatened an individual. Forced an individual to lick a urinal. Failed to arrest an individual for an outstanding warrant. Failed to participate with an administrative investigation. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Conspiracy Against Rights Deprivation of Rights Under Color of Law (Prosecutors not notified because FBI handlged the Investigation.) (Officer resigned prior to discharge.)

Discharged
Final
No
No
John Rabago

2020-42: Used unnecessary and excessive force while attempting to detain an arrestee, causing injury to the individual. Used profanity during the incident.

Discharged
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2020-51: Failed to follow motor vehicle pursuit and use of force departmental policies. Failed to notify supervisor in a timely manner after a critical incident.

3-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2020-53: Failed to supervise and did not immediately intervene and/or take appropriate action to stop an argument between another officer and a detainee which subsequently escalated to a physical confrontation. Failed to file required departmental documentation and take appropriate administrative action regarding the incident.

10-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2020-54: Was unprofessional and used unreasonable force when addressing and detaining an individual. Failed to properly document the incident as required by departmental policy.

10-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2018-19: Used unreasonable force while effecting an arrest. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Assault in the Second Degree (Pursuant to the grievance process, suspension reduced from 1 day to a written reprimand. Information was provided that resulted in a reduction in severity of the disciplinary action.)

Written reprimand-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes
N/A

2015-29: Kicked and struck two males and pushed a female while looking for a suspect in a game room. Falsified a report. Failed to check on the injured parties or provide them with emergency services. (FBI investigation)

Discharged
Final
No
No

2015-42: Used unreasonable force by striking the suspect multiple times with his baton, causing serious bodily injury. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Assault in the Second Degree (Pursuant to the grievance process, arbitrator vacated the 3-day suspension. The arbitrator determined that the HPD did not present substantial evidence or proof that the force used by the employee was unreasonable.)

No action-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes
Ming Wang