Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

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

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

2020-43: Engaged in a motor vehicle pursuit that resulted in the suspect vehicle being involved in a motor vehicle collision (MVC). Failed to abide by procedures by not declaring a pursuit and assessing the risks during the pursuit. Failed to notify dispatch and a supervisor about pursuing the suspect vehicle upon discovery of the MVC. Omitted pursuit information from police report.

3-day suspension
Final
No
No

2019-3: Reported sick for multiple scheduled work shifts to attend an off-island athletic event. Was initially uncooperative during the administrative investigation.

60-day suspension
Final
No
No
N/A