Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

2017-37: Used unprofessional language and conduct toward a superior officer. Raised his voice and used unprofessional language, which included profanity, implied threats of violence, and expressions of insubordination. (Pursuant to the grievance process, suspension reduced from 3 days to 1 day.)

1-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
N/A

2017-38: Provided police reports of active investigations to an attorney without authorization and in violation of departmental policy. (Pursuant to the grievance process, suspension reduced from 5 days to 3 days.)

3-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
N/A

2017-39: While off duty, went to an event while attired in his police uniform and driving a police vehicle in violation of departmental policy. Was unprofessional when interacting with a former family member who also attended the event. (Pursuant to the grievance process, suspension reduced from 5 days to 3 days.)

3-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
N/A

2017-40: Failed to conduct a complete investigation, failed to submit a police report, and acted unprofessionally toward the victim. (Two-day suspension upheld after grievance process.)

2-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
N/A
2017-1

2017-41: Was duly subpoenaed to attend court and did not show up (third similar violation within 12 months).

2-day suspension
Final
No
No
N/A
2017-13

2017-42: While off duty, made unwanted sexual advances toward a female, including remarks and physical contact of a sexual nature. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Sexual Assault in the Fourth Degree

Discharged
Final
No
Yes

2017-43: Concealed items and did not pay for them prior to exiting a retail establishment. Used a credit card in another person’s name without permission. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Forgery in the Second Degree Fraudulent Use of Credit Card Identify Theft in the Third Degree Theft, Forgery, Etc., of Credit Cards Theft in the Second Degree Unauthorized Possession of Confidential Personal Information.

Discharged
Final
No
Yes
Khanh Le

2017-44: Used profanity and unprofessional language when interacting with a supervisor. Made derogatory and unprofessional comments about several other supervisors. Called a suspect and made misleading statements about the Honolulu Police Department.

3-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2017-45: Following a traffic incident, requested and obtained an address using resources available for law enforcement purposes and shared the address with unauthorized persons in violation of departmental policy. (Five-day suspension upheld after grievance process.)

5-day suspension
Final
Yes
No
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