Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

2020-25: Submitted falsified information on required federal grant documents for an Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant roadblock.

5-day suspension
Final
No
No

2020-26: Submitted falsified information on required federal grant documents for an Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant roadblock.

5-day suspension
Final
No
No
Jason Tanaka

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

2019-12: Staged the burglary of his residence and burnt his vehicle in an attempt to collect an insurance payment. Made a false police report and collected an insurance payment due to a fraudulent claim. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Insurance Fraud Theft False Reporting to Law-Enforcement Authorities (Prosecutors not notified because state Attorney General handled investigation.)

Discharged
Final
No
No

2017-7: Did not accurately record his on-duty police mileage and submitted mileage for days when he was not on duty. Failed to respond to these allegations.

10-day suspension
Final
No
No
N/A

2017-10: Failed to stop and report being involved in a motor vehicle collision with his subsidized vehicle. Operated a vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Was untruthful and provided contradictory statements during the investigation. Was untruthful and left his assignment without authorization or without being properly relieved to attend a family gathering. Consumed alcoholic beverages at the gathering while still on duty. Falsified information on the Daily Attendance Report. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Accidents Involving Damage to Vehicle or Property Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence of an Intoxicant (Pursuant to the grievance process, discharge reduced to 10-month suspension.)

300-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes
N/A

2017-46: Recovered drugs and drug paraphernalia and failed to generate a police report or submit the items into evidence. Did not conduct a thorough investigation. Was untruthful and/or falsified and omitted information in his submitted reports. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Theft in the Fourth Degree (Pursuant to the grievance process, discharge reduced to 60-day suspension.)

60-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes
N/A

2016-37: Failed to remain impartial during a Motor Vehicle Collision investigation. Misclassified a Motor Vehicle Collision report and failed to indicate that it was alcohol related. (Pursuant to the grievance process, suspension reduced from 3 days to 1 day.)

1-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
N/A