|Agency||Jersey City New Jersey Police Department|
|Dates of Service||2005 - November 18, 2020|
|Last Known Status||Terminated|
1999 Assault Arrest
In 1999, Torres was arrested for simple assault.
2002 DUI Arrest
In 2002, Torres was arrested for driving under the influence.
2015 Domestic Violence Arrest
In 2015, Torres was arrested for simple assault (domestic violence).
Torres was not disciplined for this incident.
2017 Excessive Force
On March 20, 2017, Torres ordered a man to get up from a bench in a holding cell. When the man failed to comply, Torres pulled him from the bench to the floor. At the time of the order, the man was handcuffed to the bench.
Torres was suspended for two days.
2017 Domestic Violence
On May 16, 2017, Torres grabbed his wife by the neck during an argument.
Torres was arrested for aggravated assault (domestic violence).
Torres was suspended for 13 days.
On October 11, 2017, a psychologist determined that Torres was fit for duty.
2017 Road Rage
On November 20, 2017, Torres was involved in a road rage incident, during which he used profane language and unnecessary force. Torres was heard using "harsh, violent, and profane language" on a 911 call.
Torres improperly issued a summons to the other person, when the incident did not occur in Torres' jurisdiction.
Parts of the incident were captured by audio and video recordings and by 911 recordings.
Torres was suspended for 20 days.
2019 Domestic Violence Arrest
On May 24, 2019, Torres was involved in a domestic violence incident with his wife where he "charged and 'tackled' [his wife] to the ground", and threw "a television remote control and striking [his wife] in the back", both of which caused injuries.
On May 25, 2019, Torres was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and simple assault. This was Torres' third arrest for domestic violence.
Torres was suspended for one month.
On December 3, 2019, the criminal charges were dismissed.
On February 27, 2020, a psychologist determined that Torres was "not fit for duty with little chance of recovery".
On June 8, 2020, Torres was suspended with pay.
On November 18, 2020, Torres was fired for violating department rules on assault, conduct, obedience to laws, conduct unbecoming a public employee, incompetency, and inability to perform duties.
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