The news is out: [PHOENIX – An Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper was arrested Tuesday on 61 criminal counts stemming from an ongoing pattern of offering leniency to women he pulled over in exchange for sexual favors, officials said.
Tremaine Jackson, a 13-year department veteran who most recently worked in the Metro Motors Division, is facing charges that include sexual abuse, attempted sexual assault, unlawful sexual conduct, sexual extortion, kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, harassment, fraud and tampering with public records, DPS officials said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
“When one of our own betrays public trust or breaks the law, we respond swiftly and without regret,” said the DPS director, Col. Frank Milstead.
Jackson, who was fired from his job, was arrested Tuesday.]
On another note: [A 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department is facing life in prison after the department’s investigation into a rape accusation linked him to another unsolved sexual assault from 2015.
William Rodriguez, 33, was arrested and charged with two counts of forcible rape, with a special allegation of multiple victims Tuesday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release. Rodriguez is accused of sexually assaulting a female acquaintance at his home last November.]
Turning the badge, gun and uniform into clown outfits.