Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

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

2020-23: 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

2020-27: Used a work computer to obtain a female's personal contact information for nonwork-related purposes. Sent unwanted text messages to the female. Failed to activate his body-worn camera. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Harassment (Prosecutors not notified because unable to establish the elements of a crime.)

1-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2020-28: Involved in verbal argument with ex-girlfriend, which escalated into physical altercation where he pushed her, causing her to fall to the ground and sustain an abrasion. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Abuse of Family or Household Members (Prosecutors not notified because Department of Public Safety handled the investigation.) (Pursuant to the grievance process, discharge reduced to 115 day suspension.)

115-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
Troy Stewart

2020-29: Operated a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant

Discharged
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2020-31: Provided false information on numerous issued citations and related documents while working a federal grant. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Tampering with a Government Record

Discharged
Pending grievance
Yes
Yes
N/A

2020-33: In an incident involving multiple traffice fatalities, engaged in a motor vehicle pursuit and failed to follow departmental policy. Failed to activate his body-worn camera. Provided false information regarding the motor vehicle pursuit in his police report. Criminal Conduct Initiated: False Swearing in Official Matters (Prosecutors not notified because unable to establish the elements of a crime.)

Discharged
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2020-34: Altered and submitted falsified employee health forms. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Tampering with a Government Record (Pursuant to the grievance process, discharge reduced to a 60-day suspension.)

60-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes

2020-36: While off duty, assaulted a male at a liquor establishment. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Assault in the Third Degree

Discharged
Pending grievance
Yes
Yes
N/A