Officer Nicole Rabior - Arrested for domestic violence against boyfriend
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 Nicole 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.
BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS
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:
CHARGE: CONDUCT UNPROFESSIONAL; CONTRARY TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT CODE OF ETHICS, THIS BEING IN VIOLATION OF THE DETROIT POLICE DEPARTMENT
MANUAL, SERIES 100, DIRECTIVE 102.3-5.7, CONDUCT UNBECOMING AN OFFICER, COMMAND 3.
Unless contravened by this Commission, the above suspension without pay will stand.
There were no contravention’s to the above suspension without pay