Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

2016-42: Was untruthful when he notified police dispatch that he conducted a traffic stop on the complainant. Wrote a citation for an expired safety inspection but did not issue it. Forged the complainant's signature on the citation. Submitted the fraudulent citation to the court. (Pursuant to grievance process, discharged reduced to 10-day suspension.)

10-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
N/A

2016-50: Conducted an unauthorized search of an individual's backpack. Caused the investigation and the individual's arrest to be tainted.

20-day suspension
Final
No
Yes
Dennis Higa

2015-7: Continued a pursuit after the pursuit was terminated by a supervisor. Did not declare or notify dispatch about his continued involvement in the pursuit and did not provide the necessary information to update the pursuit. Created an unreasonable risk given the circumstances and conditions. Falsified information in his police report.

10-day suspension
Arbitration
Yes
No
N/A

2015-8: Continued a pursuit after the pursuit was terminated by a supervisor. Did not declare or notify dispatch about his continued involvement in the pursuit and did not provide the necessary information to update the pursuit. Created an unreasonable risk given

10-day suspension
Arbitration
Yes
No
N/A

2015-14: Collected mileage fees that he was not entitled to. Falsely recorded his court mileage. (Pursuant to grievance process, suspension reduced from 10 days to 6 days.)

6-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes
N/A

2015-19: Claimed work-related mileage that he was not entitled to. Worked a special duty assignment that overlapped with his work shift. Falsified his mileage record.

20-day suspension
Final
No
No
N/A

2015-20: Falsely recorded his mileage record on multiple occasions.

5-day suspension
Final
No
No
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

2015-43: 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

2015-60: Submitted an overtime card that contained false information. Was untruthful to the District Court HPD officer. (Pursuant to grievance process, discharge reduced to 20-day suspension.)

20-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes
Refused to release
2015-10