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Monday, December 31, 2018

Keeping this display of officer-involved domestic violence fatalities on top from now on...

The Officer-Involved Domestic Violence (OIDV) Fatalities photo presentation that was here has been deleted by ROCKYOU.com, where it had been hosted and streamed from. A screencaptured copy is here on LaneJudson.com - the site it was originally compiled for.

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[U.S.] Too Many Said-Suicides of Law Enforcement Officer's wives, girlfriends, dates, and ex's


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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

[CT] Police Lt. Tennant assaulted wife for days before taking his family hostage

FROM NEWS: New Haven Connecticut Police Lt. Raghue Tennant has been charged with assault, threatening, risk of injury to a minor and unlawful restraint, assaulting his wife and holding her and their three children hostage before surrendering. SWAT teams responded to Tennant’s New Haven home for a reported barricaded person. Authorities say Tennant’s wife and children were able to leave the house and Tennant surrendered after asking officers for help. POLICE SAID TENNANT ASSAULTED HIS WIFE OVER THE COURSE OF SEVERAL DAYS BEFORE THE STANDOFF. POLICE SAID AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED A “DISTURBING PATTERN OF DOMESTIC ABUSE” by Tennant.
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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

[SC] Ex-cop husband of Judy Orr (Baldwin) arrested, charged with her murder

Judy Orr McWaters (Baldwin)

Ex York Police Officer James Harold Baldwin has been indicted by a grand jury and arrested for the beating death murder of his wife Judy on Dec. 14, 2016 - which he staged as accidental. James initially claimed that Judy had hurt herself falling while putting up Christmas decorations and then was killed in the crash that happened as he tried to get her to the hospital. The indictment says Baldwin “inflicted or caused to be inflicted blunt force trauma” to his wife’s head, causing her death. Family members had pushed for the case to be investigated since Judy was killed. Judy's sister said, “It’s sad that my sister’s life ended in pain.” From Judy's obituary, she was the owner and operator of Judy's Personal Touch, a member of Woodward Baptist Church, a member of the church's Women's Missionary Union, and member and secretary of the Carolina Thunder Christian Motorcycle Club. James Baldwin had also formerly been a police officer at the Columbia Police Department and a police dispatcher for the Chester County Sheriff’s Office. Since Judy's death James Baldwin is also accused of burning down a roommate’s trailer in York County, then trying to defraud the insurance company after the fire. Those charges are also still pending. [Google him here to follow his court case]
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Monday, August 6, 2018

[FL] Said-suicide of Corrections Officer Charlotte Mae Webb (2005)

Corrections Officer Charlotte Mae Webb is said to have killed herself on July 29 of 2005. She's gone and can't say a word. What we know comes from 2 different Marion Correctional Institution supervisors who were both supposedly having a relationship with her and who both had much to lose - married Assistant Warden Gustavo Mazorra and married Sgt. George Sherrets. Charlotte's body was found on the floor of her home and she is said to have overdosed on antidepressants but no reference to testing was reported in the news so we don't know if it was assumed because of an open pill bottle or something of that nature. Charlotte is an officer and deserved a full outside investigation. 

WARDEN'S PAST INCLUDES AFFAIR WITH SUBORDINATE
May 9, 2010
[Excerpts] ...Nicketta Webb sees the [Marion Correctional Institution] prison every time she pulls out of the driveway of her small ranch across the street. It remains a raw reminder of her daughter. “He knew better,” she said. “He’s the assistant warden. He’s held to a higher standard.” Five years ago her daughter, Charlotte, was an entry-level corrections officer carrying on a dangerous affair with the prison’s second-in-command [assistant warden, Gustavo Mazorra]. It was one of several reckless decisions Charlotte made in the months before she [allegedly] took her own life. The assistant warden was transferred but never disciplined for the inappropriate relationship. He escaped sanction, and this spring earned the promotion of his career: He became the warden at the Zephyrhills Correctional Institution... Mazorra declined to discuss his affair with Charlotte Webb and the events of five years ago. “I made a stupid mistake”... Mazorra was shuttled 50 miles away to Lancaster Correctional Institution in Trenton, where he took a “voluntary demotion” to colonel... But the incident was never treated as a disciplinary matter. There was no internal investigation. No reprimand. No letter of counseling in Mazorra’s file. No suggestion of any missteps in the evaluation that followed seven months later, when Mazorra received a perfect 5 in the leadership category that covers professionalism with subordinates... The only critical memo in Mazorra’s file was dated Feb. 4, 2000, when he allowed the postage machine to run out at a Miami-Dade prison, delaying the delivery of outgoing mail. “Behavior of this type cannot be, and will not be, tolerated,” the memo said... [T]he affair wasn’t treated as a disciplinary matter because no policy had been violated. Nothing in the prison code of conduct, and nothing in the rules governing state employees, bars a supervisor from dating a subordinate... At the same time, Charlotte was involved with another married superior at the prison [Sgt. George Sherrets Jr.], one of the sergeants on her midnight shift... [He] came clean with investigators and his bosses after her death. He acknowledged using drugs with her. He was promptly fired. But Nicketta believes the “good ol’ boy” system took care of Mazorra... Nicketta, 63, remains haunted by her daughter’s death. Charlotte’s son, Jeff Lovelady, can’t accept it. He was 15 then. He talked to her by phone a few hours before she died. He was visiting his father in a Georgia hospital, and his mother promised to come pick him up in a few days. Promised — a word used sparingly in this family for commitments that came from the heart. “It’s always puzzled me,” said Lovelady, choking back the tears.. A few years ago, still burning with questions, he went to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office to request a copy of his mother’s death investigation. The clerk asked why. He explained he was Charlotte’s son. He took comfort in her response: "She said that's one case nobody will ever forget." [Full article here]

CHARLOTTE MAE WEBB
Obituaries Ocala StarBanner
Posted Aug 5, 2005
Charlotte Mae Webb, 38, a correctional officer for the Marion Correctional Institution, died Friday, July 29, 2005. A native Oil City, Pa., she moved here from Tidioute, Pa., 25 years ago. Survivors include her mother, Nicketta Webb, Ocala; father, James Webb, Tidioute; and brother, Jamey Webb, Ocala. Moring Funeral Home, Melrose, provided information. [Full article here]

SIX YEARS AFTER CHARLOTTE'S DEATH:
Florida Department of Corrections
Spirit FM Broadcasts Live from Zephyrhills Correctional Institution
[Excerpts] On Thursday, 4/28/2011, history was made at Zephyrhills Correctional Institution. We hosted a live radio broadcast from within prison walls... Warden Gustavo Mazorra was asked how his faith enabled him to carry out his duties as warden. Warden Mazorra related that his faith is very important to him and as a Christian he can better exemplify a positive example for the inmates... [Full article here]

A couple of years BEFORE Charlotte's death:
TWO CHARGED WITH ABUSE
May 17, 2003
[Excerpts] An Ocala couple was arrested on four counts of felony child abuse early Friday morning, after the State Attorney’s Office determined information in a Department of Children and Families investigation of the two warranted criminal charges. George Sherrets Jr., 33, and his wife, Trina Sherrets, 28... face third degree felony charges of child abuse without great bodily harm. Friday afternoon, George Sherrets, who is employed as a corrections officer at the state prison in Lowell, was being held in Marion County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bond... DCF investigator removed four children from the Sherrets’ home... According to Assistant State Attorney Luke Waatti, charges include allegations of both physical and mental abuse. Under Florida Department of Corrections rules, George Sherrets will have three days to report his arrest to his supervisors or face termination... [Full article here]
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Friday, June 29, 2018

[FL] Officer Rosario caught on tape assaulting his daughter due back to court August 13th


Miami-Dade Police Officer Raymond Emilio Rosario was caught on school security camera pulling his daughter's hair, whipping her with a belt, and hitting her in the face. School office employees did not intervene, one saying she was pregnant and feared for her unborn baby. Rosario is charged with child abuse, suspended with pay from the Miami-Dade Police Department, and ordered to stay away from his daughter and ex-wife until at least his next hearing, which is scheduled for Aug. 13.
...If the plea agreement avoids a criminal conviction on his record, he possibly could return to work....
A COP'S DAUGHTER GOT IN TROUBLE AT SCHOOL. BUT HE'S THE ONE WHO ENDED UP BEHIND BARS.
Updated April 04, 2018
[Excerpts] When Miami-Dade police officer Raymond Rosario got a call that his 14-year-old daughter "disrespected her teacher," Rosario headed to the school and asked that the teen be sent to the main office... he "slapped the victim in the face, grabbed the victim's hair, and hit the victim with a belt on her legs," police said. Rosario surrendered to police Monday and was booked into Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, according to an arrest report. He faces a charge of child abuse... [Full article here]


NEW VIDEO HAS SURFACED OF A MIAMI-DADE POLICE OFFICER BEATING UP HIS 14-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER INSIDE PINECREST COVE PREPARATORY ACADEMY'S MAIN OFFICE
Updated May 14, 2018
[Excerpts] New video has surfaced of [Miami-Dade police officer Raymond Rosario] beating up his 14-year-old daughter inside her school's main office... The silent footage shows Rosario slapping the girl across the face, aggressively pulling her by the hair and whipping her with a belt on her legs as school employees sit a few feet away... [Full article here]

[Silent school tape, short version]

VIDEO SHOWS NOBODY STOPPING POLICE OFFICER FROM BEATING DAUGHTER AT SCHOOL
May 10, 2018
[Excerpts] ...Susie Dopico, the Pinecrest Cove Preparatory Academy principal, didn't explain why the school employees didn't intervene, or why one of them appeared to have a smirk on her face. They eventually reported the incident to the Florida Department of Children and Families. [Miami-Dade police officer Raymond Emilio] Rosario, who has a position at the airport, surrendered to authorities for child abuse with no great bodily harm... The Miami-Dade Police Department suspended Rosario with pay. [Full article here]

[Silent school tape, long version]

HEARING RESET FOR MIAMI-DADE COP CHARGED WITH CHILD ABUSE
May 11, 2018 at 6:15 pm
[Excerpts] ...The video shows two women in the office during the incident who failed to intervene on the girl’s behalf. The school released a statement that referred only to one witness to the incident, although the security video shows two women in the office at the time. This statement was released through Academica, the charter school’s management company: “The school followed procedure in response to the unfortunate incident which occurred in the office. The witness reported the incident to administration as soon as the parent left the premises and the school immediately reported it to the Department of Children and Families who contacted law enforcement. The school is continuing to investigate the incident and protocol. The parent, who is a police officer and who often visited the school in uniform, surrendered himself to authorities. The person witnessing the act is an expectant mother who was unsure if the parent had a weapon. She says that at the time she feared for the safety of the victim as well as that of her unborn child”... His plea hearing has now been set for May 15th. Rosario, a 24-year veteran, has been suspended with pay since his arrest. If the plea agreement avoids a criminal conviction on his record, he possibly could return to work. [Full article here]

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JUDGE ORDERS MIAMI-DADE POLICE OFFICER TO STAY AWAY FROM DAUGHTER HE'S ACCUSED OF ABUSING
May 15, 2018
[Excerpts] A Miami-Dade police officer who was captured on surveillance video beating his 14-year-old daughter at school appeared in court Tuesday, where a judge [Lisa Walsh] told him to stay away from his daughter and her mother. "What happened was that the judge issued a stay-away order between my client, Mr. Rosario, and his ex-wife and his daughter. That is standard in these types of cases whenever there's any type of allegation of abuse or any type of violence or so forth," defense attorney Eric Padron said. The judge told Officer Raymond Emilio Rosario that he is not to have any contact with his daughter or his ex-wife in person or via phone, text message, email or through a third party... According to an arrest report, the video shows him striking his daughter in the face, grabbing her by the hair and hitting the back of her legs with a belt as two employees sat aside doing nothing to stop the officer. Susie Dopico, the principal of Pinecrest Cove Preparatory Academy, didn't explain why the school employees didn't intervene or why one of them appeared to have a smirk on her face. They eventually reported the incident to the Florida Department of Children and Families... "He just wants to resolve this issue as quickly as possible," Padron said... His next court hearing is scheduled for Aug. 13. [Full article here]
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Monday, June 18, 2018

[TN] Officer Oister's domestic charge dropped despite wife's injuries

No reason is being shared with the public about why the 2017 domestic assault charge against Chattanooga Police Officer James Oister has been dropped by the District Attorney. He has been and continues to be on paid administrative leave. The internal investigation commences.

...When [T.O.] said she would start recording his behavior, James Oister grabbed her by the arm with one hand and by her throat with the other, the arrest affidavit says. Then he pinned her against a door... She said he threw her into a cabinet beside the door, causing her to hit her head and fall to the floor... the three children then tried to put themselves between her and Oister... She said as Oister left he threw some gifts and also punched a hole in the wall... [T.O.] had red marks on her neck and a cut on her lower lip... a bruise on her left foot and the right side of her forehead...

UPDATE: CHARGES DROPPED FOR CHATTANOOGA POLICE OFFICER IN 2017 INCIDENT -- Oister is still on administrative leave pending the CPD Internal Affairs investigation of the incident.
June 14th 2018
UPDATE: Charges made against a Chattanooga police officer [James R. Oister] for a reported 2017 incident have been dropped by the District Attorney... Oister is still on administrative leave pending the CPD Internal Affairs investigation... A witness statement backed up what the victim reported...  [Full article here]

DOMESTIC ASSAULT CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST CHATTANOOGA POLICE OFFICER
June 14th, 2018
Charges were dropped against a Chattanooga police officer Thursday from a Christmas Day domestic assault incident, according to online court records... The police department launched an internal affairs investigation and Oister was put on paid administrative leave. Though the criminal charges have been dropped, Chattanooga police spokeswoman Elisa Myzal said Oister will remain on administrative leave, and the internal affairs investigation will proceed now that there has been a disposition in the criminal case... [Full article here]

2017 NEWS

CHATTANOOGA POLICE OFFICER ON PAID LEAVE AFTER DOMESTIC ASSAULT ARREST
December 27th, 2017
A Chattanooga police officer is on paid administrative leave after being arrested for simple domestic assault on Christmas Day... Oister went to his estranged wife's house in Harrison to watch their children open presents on Christmas and became argumentative... When [T.O.]  said she would start recording his behavior, James Oister grabbed her by the arm with one hand and by her throat with the other, the arrest affidavit says. Then he pinned her against a door and threw her into a cabinet... Officers said [T.O.]  had red marks on her neck and a cut on her lower lip...  a bruise on her left foot and the right side of her forehead... [Full article here]

CITY POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH ASSAULTING ESTRANGED WIFE
December 28, 2017
A city police officer [James R. Oister] has been charged with assaulting his estranged wife... He was placed on leave pending the outcome of the case. County deputies who investigated the case said the estranged wife stated that Oister came to her home to see the kids for Christmas. She said their three children were present for the incident... She said he threw her into a cabinet beside the door, causing her to hit her head and fall to the floor. She said her uncle tried to get him away from her, but Oister told the uncle to "back the f--- off." She said Oister tried to pick her up by her clothes while she was on the ground. The estranged wife said the three children then tried to put themselves between her and Oister. She said as he was walking away, the eight-year-old middle child, kicked her father... She said as Oister left he threw some gifts and also punched a hole in the wall... [Full article here]
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

[TX] SAPD Officer Sepanski arrested for arm-choking wife

Yesterday San Antonio Police Officer Michael Sepanski was arrested for family violence after his wife - with visible injuries - told responding Bexar County Sheriff’s deputies that Sepanski used his forearm to restrict her airway and interrupt her breathing. He initially fled the home. He's on admin leave. [Google him here]     
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