Days Suspended

Type of Misconduct

Year

Status

Prosecutors Notified

Union Intervention

Honolulu Police Misconduct

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

2019-12: Staged the burglary of his residence and burnt his vehicle in an attempt to collect an insurance payment. Made a false police report and collected an insurance payment due to a fraudulent claim. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Insurance Fraud Theft False Reporting to Law-Enforcement Authorities (Prosecutors not notified because state Attorney General handled investigation.)

Discharged
Final
No
No

2019-8: Was involved in multiple at-fault motor vehicle collisions.

1-day suspension
Final
No
No
N/A

2018-20: Accessed confidential information for personal use. Took and damaged property belonging to another officer. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Abuse of Family or Household Members Harassment Unauthorized Computer Access in the Second Degree Unauthorized Entry into Motor Vehicle in the First Degree

1-day suspension
Final
No
Yes
N/A

2018-15: Operated a personal vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant while off duty. Was involved in a motor vehicle collision and fled the scene of the collision. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant (Pursuant to the grievance process, discharge reduced to 6-month suspension.)

180-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes
N/A

2018-11: Was involved in multiple motor vehicle collisions within a 12-month period.

1-day suspension
Final
No
No
N/A

2018-8: Operated a personal vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant while off duty. Collided with a traffic light post and bus stop shelter. Refused to sumbit for testing for a measurable amount of alcohol as required by law. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant Refusal to Submit to Testing for Measurable Amount of Alcohol (Pursuant to the grievance process, arbitrator vacated the discharge and imposed a 6-month suspension.)

180-day suspension
Final
Yes
Yes
N/A

2018-6: Operated a subsidized vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and rear-ended another vehicle. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence of an Intoxicant

Discharged
Arbitration
Yes
Yes
N/A

2018-3: Intentionally damaged the property of another without permission. Failed to report a change of home address as I required by policy. Criminal Conduct Initiated: Criminal Property Damage in the Third Degree

10-day suspension
Pending grievance
Yes
Yes
N/A

2017-9: Was involved in a motor vehicle collision while on duty and failed to report it. Violated departmental policy by offering to pay for the damages instead of reporting the collision, which resulted in a delay of the initiation and submittal of a police report about the incident.

3-day suspension
Final
No
No
N/A