Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

2015-37: Was involved in a motor vehicle collision with an unattended parked vehicle, fled the scene, and failed to initiate a police report. Was untruthful during the administrative investigation. Operated a vehicle with an expired tax registration and safety check.

15-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2015-38: Shoved and grabbed his girlfriend and tried to restrict her breathing. Took her cell phone and wallet. Damaged a vehicle window. Slashed the tires of another vehicle. Was untruthful during the administrative investigation and was found to be malingering.

Discharged
Final
No
Yes
Danson Cappo

2015-39: Witnessed an assault and failed to take action or properly report it. (Pursuant to grievance process, suspension reduced from 5 days to 1 day.)

1-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
N/A

2015-40: Showed an inappropriate video during a meeting. (Pursuant to grievance process, suspension reduced from 3 days to 1 day.)

1-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
N/A

2015-41: Challenged an individual to a fight and assaulted him by throwing him to the ground. Was discourteous and used profanity. Failed to properly report the incident and failed to submit a Use of Force form. Failed to check on the individual's injuries or provide him with emergency services. (Pursuant to grievance process, dicharge reduced to a 30-day suspension.)

30-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes
Siave Seti

2015-42: Used unreasonable force by striking the suspect multiple times with his baton, causing serious bodily injury.

3-day suspension
Arbitration
Yes
Yes
Ming Wang

2015-43: Filed false information to obtain a vehicle tax exemption and was untruthful during the administrative investigation.

Discharged
Final
Yes
Yes
Sonja Kaina
2015-36 2015-56

2015-44: Performed personal business while on duty.

1-day suspension
Final
No
Yes
N/A

2015-45: Failed to submit evidence in a criminal case.

5-day suspension
Arbitration
Yes
No
N/A

2015-46: Got into a verbal argument and physical altercation with another officer at a residence. (Pursuant to grievance process, suspension reduced from 10 days to 6 days.)

6-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
N/A
2015-47