Bill Melendez

Bill Melendez, a former Inkster police officer, was caught on video punching a motorist. He faced felony charges while the case against the man he arrested was dismissed 'in the best interest of justice.' William Melendez was found guilty of misconduct in office for mistreatment of a prisoner, a five-year felony, and assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, a 10-year felony. Melendez, 46, has been fired from his police jobs in Inkster and Highland Park.