Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

2021-002: Operated his police vehicle in an unsafe manner. Failed toactivate his body-worn camera and failed to document theomission. Was untruthful and intentionally made falsestatements to police investigator(s).Criminal Conduct Initiated: False reporting to Law Enforcement Authorities

Discharged
Arbitration
No
Yes

2021-003: Knowingly falsified his submitted police reports. Failed toprepare and/or submit a property receipt for the items heaccepted as found property. Failed to activate his body-worncamera, failed to document the omission and failed toimmediately notify his supervisor. Revealed his confidentialdepartmental password to another officer.Criminal Conduct Initiated:Tampering With a Government Record*Pursuant to the grievance process, discharge reduced to20-day suspension.

20-day suspension-day suspension
Final
No
Yes
Tyler Kerch

2021-007: Failed to utilize his blue lights and/or siren to initiate a traffic stopwhen he observed a motorist driving in a hazardous mannerand/or committing traffic infractions. Failed to use his blue lightsand siren and failed to declare a pursuit. Failed to activate hisbody-worn camera, failed to document the omission, and failedto immediately notify his supervisor.

1 day-day suspension
Final
No
No

2021-019: Swore multiple times at the complainant and his passenger.Failed to activate his body-worn camera, failed to document theomission, and failed to immediately notify his supervisor. Suspension reduced from 3 days to 1 day.

1 day-day suspension
Final
No
No
Scott Valdez

2020-9: Slapped and kicked an individual to the ground while effecting an arrest. Repeatedly made derogatory comments. Failed to activate his body-worn camera and submit appropriate reports.

10-day suspension
Final
No
No

2020-27: Used a work computer to obtain a female's personal contact information for nonwork-related purposes. Sent unwanted text messages to the female. Failed to activate his body-worn camera.Criminal Conduct Initiated:Harassment(Prosecutors not notified because unable to establish the elements of a crime.)

1-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
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

2020-47: Displayed partiality when responding to a domestic argument involving HPD personnel. Failed to notify a supervisor, deactivated the body-worn camera, and failed to submit a written report.

1-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2020-48: Displayed partiality when responding to a domestic argument involving HPD personnel. Failed to notify a supervisor, deactivated the body-worn camera, and failed to submit a written report.

1-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
No
N/A

2002-18: Failed to properly supervise a subordinate officer. Failed to monitor the use of departmental funds.

10-day suspension
N/A
No
N/A
N/A
N/A