Officer Misconduct / Internal Affairs

Officer Misconduct / Internal Affairs

The Officer Misconduct / Internal Affairs topic area features news, training and information related to cases involving potential or perceived law enforcement misconduct. This section serves the important function of pointing out, not pointing fingers, when a police officer has gone outside the lines.
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January 23, 2015

Source: FBI completes federal probe of Ferguson shooting

Officials and experts have said a prosecution would be highly unlikely - Full Story
January 21, 2015

Ex-Sheriff gets 10 years in bizarre NM road rage case

Rodella, who was in plain clothes at the time, said Tafoya was a reckless driver whom he was trying to stop in the interest of public safety - Full Story
January 21, 2015

Ohio chief famous for social presence steps down amid damaging allegations

Brimfield Township Police Chief David Oliver resigned two days after he was suspended for allegations of gender discrimination - Full Story
January 19, 2015

Fla. chief suspends use of mugshots as sniper target practice

In a five paragraph statement Dennis said the department realizes how, taken out of context, the photo of the six black males in the photo lineup may appear to be offensive - Full Story
January 17, 2015

Mo. police chief apologizes after officers cuff wrong man after chase

Police were pursuing a fleeing vehicle when it struck another car; the man in the other car was then arrested - Full Story
January 13, 2015
Ill. officer stands trial in fatal beanbag shooting of armed man

Ill. officer stands trial in fatal beanbag shooting of armed man

Officer's attorney argued that officer did what he was trained to do to subdue a dangerous suspect who was coming at him with a knife - Full Story
January 12, 2015

Lawyer: 'Nothing unreasonable' about ECD use on 76-year-old

Former Officer Nathanial Robinson plans to appeal his firing after being terminated last week over his use of force in the incident - Full Story
January 12, 2015

2 NM officers charged with murder in deadly standoff

Officers fatally shot James Boyd, who was holding two knives, during an hourslong standoff in March - Full Story
January 09, 2015

Dog may have led to fatal shooting of woman by Iowa officer

Woman was shot by officer during a domestic disturbance call Tuesday - Full Story
January 09, 2015

Judge: Rehire Cleveland cop fired after deadly pursuit

Judge also said two supervisors demoted for violating police protocol in the case should be reinstated - Full Story

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