Tuesday, August 24, 2004

Officer Nicole Rabior - Detroit PD

Detroit Police Officer Nicole Rabior was arrested and charged with felonious assault in an August 24, 2004 domestic violence assault against her boyfriend. According to the police report, Officer Rabior hit her boyfriend [a Detroit Firefighter] with a bottle of water; kicked in a bedroom door; grabbed the phone out of her boyfriend's hand; and hit him five times on the back with the cell phone charger.

Information on Officer Rabior's domestic violence case and the charges against her seem to have disappeared. But, in September 2010 Officer Rabior resurfaced in the news. This time Officer Rabior [still a police officer with the Detroit PD]  had been arrested for drunk driving.

Officer Nicole Rabior charged with drunk driving
and leaving the scene of an accident.

Detroit cop's hearing in fleeing case adjourned

2:23 AM, Oct 15, 2010
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A pretrial hearing Thursday for Detroit Police Officer Nicole L. Rabior, charged with drunken driving and fleeing the scene of an accident, was adjourned until Dec. 9 so her attorney has more time to review materials.

Rabior is charged with operating under the influence of liquor and failing to stop at the scene of a property damage accident Sept. 4. Investigators said she was off duty when she drove her personal vehicle while intoxicated and hit ...

Ex-boyfriend says cop assaulted him
Macomb Daily - Aug 26
PUBLISHED: August 26, 2004
By Gordon Wilczynski
Macomb Daily Staff Writer

An off-duty female Detroit police officer has been suspended with pay after she was charged with assaulting her ex-boyfriend.

Nicole Rabior was charged with domestic assault after allegedly hitting the man with her hand and then throwing a cell phone battery charger at him, Clinton Township police Capt. Doug Mills said.

Rabior, 22, who lives on Cottrell Street in Clinton Township, was charged in 41B District Court with felonious assault, a 4-year felony. She was released on $25,000 personal bond by Magistrate John Russi.

The man told police the couple got into an argument over their relationship early Wednesday morning when he returned to her home. The man told police the woman also threw a water bottle at him and then struck him in the back of the head with another water bottle.

She also allegedly attacked him with her fists, he said.

"Her boyfriend then shut the bedroom door and she broke in," Mills said. "She then hit him in the back area with the battery charger."

Mills said the man, a Detroit firefighter, came to Clinton Township's police headquarters

to file the report.

Detroit police information officials said the woman has been a police officer for the past three years. She is assigned to patrol duties at Detroit's Ninth (Gratiot at Gunston) Precinct.

An Internal Affairs investigation will be held to review the incident, officials said.

Officials said Rabior has been suspended with pay pending a hearingthis week before the Detroit Police Commission.

"We don't have a choice but to arrest a person when a complaint is filed and there are obvious signs of injury," Mills said.

Minutes of the Regular Board of Police Commissioners Meeting
Thursday, August 26, 2004
The regular meeting of the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners was held on
Thursday, August 26, 2004, at 3:00 p.m., at Police Headquarters, 1300 Beaubien – Rm. 328-A, Detroit, Michigan 48226.

4. SECRETARY’S REPORT – EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR GOSS(Chairperson Blackwell entered the conference room.)

On August 26, 2004, Police Officer Nicole Rabior, Badge 645, assigned to the Ninth Precinct, was suspended without pay by Chief Ella M. Bully- Cummings.

On August 25, 2004, the Professional Accountability Bureau, Internal Affairs Section was notified of an allegation of misconduct on the part of Police Officer Nicole Rabior, badge 645, assigned to the Ninth Precinct. More specifically, the complaint alleged that Officer Rabior used unjustified physical force against her domestic partner (hereinafter complainant).

As a result, the Internal Affairs Section initiated an investigation, which revealed the following:

On August 25, 2004, at approximately 12:15 a.m., Officer Rabior was at home with the complainant in Clinton Township, Michigan. At that time, a verbal altercation ensued. During the course of the verbal altercation, Officer Rabior threw a plastic bottle at the complainant and struck him in the head with her fist.

Whereupon the complainant retreated to the bedroom and once inside locked the door thereto. Officer Rabior then kicked down the door to the bedroom and grabbed the telephone out of the complainant's hand.

Officer Rabior then grabbed the cellular telephone charger and struck the complainant with it in the back area approximately five (5) times.

The complainant fled the location and proceeded to the Clinton Township Police Department wherein he filed a complaint.

At that time, photographs were taken and injuries to the complainant were documented. After which, Clinton Township Police Officers proceeded to Officer Rabior's residence, placed her into custody, and transported her to the Clinton Township Police Department for processing.

Officer Rabior was then lodged in the Macomb County Jail, pending the issuance of a warrant.

On August 25, 2004, a felony warrant was issued against Officer Rabior, charging her with “Felonious Assault,” contrary to MCL 750.82. Felonious Assault is punishable as a felony with four (4) years in prison and/or a fine of $2,000.00.

On August 25, 2004, Officer Rabior appeared before Magistrate John P. Russ, of District Court 41-B for Clinton Township, wherein she was arraigned on the aforementioned charge. A plea of not guilty was entered on her behalf and she was released on a $25,000.00 personal bond. The preliminary examination is pending a hearing date.

Based on the above circumstances, it is recommended that Officer Rabior be charged with, but not limited to, the following violation of the Detroit Police Department Rules and Regulations:



Unless contravened by this Commission, the above suspension without pay will stand.

There were no contravention’s to the above suspension without pay

Officer Accused Of Cell Phone Charger Assault
Wed Aug 25, 9:09 PM

A Detroit police officer faced a judge Wednesday on charges that she assaulted her live-in boyfriend with a cell phone charger, Local 4 reported.

Nicole Rabior attacked her boyfriend -- a Detroit firefighter – in their Clinton Township home Tuesday night, according to police.

Rabior was upset with her boyfriend of three years after he reportedly told her he was thinking about breaking off the relationship.

The man told police that Rabior hit him with a bottle of water, then her fist before he went into a bedroom and closed the door. He said Rabior kicked in the door, threw his cell phone to the ground and hit him five times in the back with the charger.

An officer who responded to the home noticed welts on the man from the alleged assault. The man refused medical treatment, according to Local 4 reports.

Rabior was suspended with pay from the 9th Precinct. She's expected to appear in front of the police board of commissioners to determine if she'll lose those pay privileges during her punishment, the station reported. Rabior faces up to four years in prison if convicted of the felonious assault charge.


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