Charged with the rape of his step-daughters.
ORIGINAL CHARGES: SIX COUNTS OF 1ST DEGREE CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT; AND TWO COUNTS OF 2ND DEGREE CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT.
Officer Collin Eaton sentenced for CSC: [August 04, 2008]
Officer Collin Eaton charged with sexually assaulting step-children. [December 14, 2007]
Officer Collin Eaton: CSC - December 31, 2005 [Sentence 1]
Officer Collin Eaton: CSC - April 07, 2005 [Sentence 2]
Officer Collin Eaton: CSC - April 07, 2005 [Sentence 3]
Officer Collin Eaton: CSC - April 07, 2005 [Sentence 4]
Officer Collin Eaton: CSC - April 07, 2005 [Sentence 5]
Officer Collin Eaton: CSC - April 07, 2005 [Sentence 6]
Officer Collin Eaton: CSC - April 07, 2005 [Sentence 7]
Officer Collin Eaton of the Detroit PD was charged with 6 counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct and 2 counts of second degree criminal sexual conduct in his rape of his step daughters over the past several years.
Officer Collin Eaton was suspended without pay from the Detroit City Police Department.
Officer Eaton's home.
Deonanore Robinson, a relative of Officer Eaton, desribes his anger at learning that Eaton had raped his step-daughters.
BOARD OF POLICE COMMISSIONERS
Minutes of the Regular Board of Police Commissioners Meeting
Thursday, February 28, 2008
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
The forum of the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners was held on Thursday,
February 28, 2008, at 3:00 p.m., at Police Headquarters, 1300 Beaubien, Detroit,
Minutes of the Regular BPC Forum Thursday, February 28, 2008 Page 34. BOPC OFFICER’S REPORT
2. SECRETARY REPORT
SUSPENSION WITHOUT PAY OF POLICE OFFICER COLLIN EATON, BADGE 4871, ASSIGNED TO NORTHWESTERN DISTRICT
On December 14, 2007, Internal Affairs was notified of an allegation of misconduct concerning Police Officer Collin Eaton, badge 4871, assigned to Northwestern District. The allegation concerned the following conduct:
On December 14, 2007, Internal Affairs Alert Team responded to Northwestern District regarding an anonymous allegation that Officer Eaton had admitted to sexually assaulting his two stepdaughters (hereinafter, complainant 1 and 2) and had checked himself into the Detroit Receiving Hospital, Crisis Center.
Internal Affairs responded to Northwestern District, and was told by Lieutenant Geraldine Atkinson, badge L-24, assigned to Northwestern District, that Officer Eaton requested eight hours of Compensatory Time due to a family emergency.
The Alert team responded to DRH and spoke to the staff who confirmed that Officer Eaton was at the hospital waiting to be interviewed by a doctor, and he refused to speak to members of Internal Affairs.
On January 30, 2008, the school psychologist informed Internal Affairs that complainant #1, a minor child, said that she was sexually abused by her stepfather,Officer Eaton.
On February 15, 2008, an uncle of the victim was interviewed and he stated that Officer Eaton telephoned him and stated that he was going to kill himself.
The uncle went to Officer Eaton’s home and he (Officer Eaton) informed him that he forced complainant #2 to have sex with him and that his wife came home and caught him. On this same date, both complainants admitted to being sexually assaulted by Officer Eaton.
On February 22, 2008, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office recommended the issuance of two felony warrants charging Officer Eaton with six (6) counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree and two (2) counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the Second Degree. Subsequently, Magistrate Charles W. Anderson III, of the 36th District Court, signed Felony Warrant #08-56930 and #08-56931 for the recommended charges.
On this same date, at the Office of Internal Affairs, Officer Eaton was arrested and suspended with pay.
Minutes of the Regular BPC Forum Thursday, February 28, 2008 Page 4On February 23, 2008, Officer Eaton was arraigned before Magistrate Renee R. McDuffee, of the 36th District Court and a plea of not guilty was entered onhis behalf, and bond was set at $100,000/10% for each warrant.
Based on the above circumstances, it is recommended that Officer Eaton be charged with, but not limited to, the following violation of the Detroit Police Department Rules and Regulations:
CHARGE: CONDUCT UNBECOMING AN OFFICER, CONTRARY TO THE
LAW ENFORCEMENT CODE OF ETHICS; THIS BEING IN VIOLATION OF
THE 2003 DETROIT POLICE DEPARTMENT MANUAL SERIES 100,
DIRECTIVE 102.3 – 7.9, CONDUCT UNPROFESSIONAL, COMMAND 1.
Due to the seriousness of the conduct, I am requesting your concurrence with the suspension of Police Officer Collin Eaton without pay, effective February 28, 2008.
Unless contravened by this Board the suspension without pay shall stand.
There were no contraventions.
MI POLICE OFFICER INVOLVED PERPETRATED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAW ENFORCEMENT MURDER SUICIDE