SPD officer Andrei Constantin has been harassing activists for the past year using an anonymous Twitter account.

We did a deep dive into his disciplinary file.

Unsurprisingly, he’s amassed quite a record in his brief career. (THREAD) White text on navy blue background: "The Discipline Fil
Last week, antifascist activist @WhiteRoseAFA released a thread documenting how Constantin anonymously harassed a grieving mother, celebrated deadly violence against protestors, and called George Floyd’s murder “justice.” (1/10)

Constantin is also a fan of far-right propagandist Andy Ngo and shares Ngo’s fixation with antifa.

He was suspended last year for a questionable arrest. He and Ofc Hosea Crumpton stopped a man for trespassing. They argued for a bit over whether it was private property.

And Constantin made a quip that the guy was an “Antifa member with his mask off.” (3/10) stated: “If you go back over there, we’re going to show
He was suspended last year for a questionable arrest. He and Ofc Hosea Crumpton stopped a man for trespassing. They argued for a bit over whether it was private property.

Constantin made a quip that the guy was an “Antifa member with his mask off.” (3/10) Shortly thereafter, the Named Employees recontacted the Comp
When the man walked off the property, both officers deactivated their cameras and continued to watch him from their cruiser. They claim that he returned to threaten them and their families, so they arrested him.

This alleged threat was not recorded on BWV. (4/10) Shortly thereafter, the Named Employees recontacted the Comp
OPA issued an “inconclusive” finding regarding whether the officers had probable cause to arrest this man, but they found both violated the BWV and professionalism policies.

Crumpton got 30 days without pay because this was his sixth sustained finding. (5/10) Based on both officers’ accounts, they remained at the sce
Though OPA found his behavior “even more concerning” than Crumpton’s, Constantin was suspended only one day. (6/10) Named Employee #2 - Allegation #2 5.001 - Standards and Duti
This wasn’t the first blotch on Constantin’s record either.

He was previously reprimanded for the unconstitutional detention of a woman and her family at gunpoint. (7/10) The complainant alleged the Named Employee abused his discre
Constantin got a hit for a stolen vehicle on his automatic plate reader.

He lost sight of the car but stopped another one that didn’t match the description. Since a stolen vehicle is considered a “high-risk felony stop,” he approached with his gun drawn. (8/10)
OPA found that he had absolutely no legal justification to stop the woman or handcuff and search her husband.

Constantin claimed she was “driving suspiciously,” but a review of the video contradicted this. (9/10) First, the rear plate of the subject vehicle did not match t
Lastly, Constantin threatened a man with a Taser to get him to stop walking away. He claimed that the threat was “de-escalation.”

OPA disagreed, but they only issued a “Management Action” recommending SPD clarify policies to say that a threat isn’t “de-escalation.” (10/10) When he first exited his patrol vehicle, NE#1 stated that fo
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