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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April 17, 2015

Video: Okla. reserve deputy disputes claim he lacked training

Said in interview that characterizations of him as a wealthy donor who paid to join the force are "unbelievably unfair" - Full Story
April 16, 2015

Tulsa County to audit reserve deputy program after OIS

Tulsa County employs about 130 reservists, who are given less training than regular deputies - Full Story
April 15, 2015

Video: Texas cops in trouble after rock, paper, scissors incident

Three officers gave an underage drinker a chance to get out of a citation by playing a game of rock, paper, scissors - Full Story
April 15, 2015
Tulsa sheriff spokesman: Other deputies didn't hear shot

Tulsa sheriff spokesman: Other deputies didn't hear shot

A sheriff's deputy who can be heard in a video cursing at a suspect who later died was unaware that a volunteer deputy had shot the man - Full Story
April 14, 2015
Attorney calls for special prosecutor in fatal SC shooting

Attorney calls for special prosecutor in fatal SC shooting

Malik Shabazz, the president of Black Lawyers for Justice, says his group also will conduct its own investigation into the death - Full Story
April 14, 2015
Okla. reserve deputy turns self in to face manslaughter charge

Okla. reserve deputy turns self in to face manslaughter charge

Robert Bates, an insurance executive who was volunteering on an undercover operation in Tulsa, accidentally shot Eric Harris on April 2 - Full Story
April 13, 2015

Okla. reserve deputy charged in suspect's shooting death

Officer thought he was holding a stun gun, not his handgun, when he fired at 44-year-old Eric Harris - Full Story
April 12, 2015
Sharpton thanks mayor, chief for response to SC shooting

Sharpton thanks mayor, chief for response to SC shooting

Sharpton appeared at Charity Missionary Baptist Church, where mayor Keith Summey and Police Chief Eddie Driggers were in the congregation - Full Story
April 11, 2015

FBI to probe forced San Francisco jail-fighting allegations

Public Defender Jeff Adachi said four deputies at the County Jail threatened inmates with violence if they did not fight each other - Full Story
April 11, 2015
10 deputies on leave after scuffle with man who stole horse

10 deputies on leave after scuffle with man who stole horse

San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon said Friday that the video "disturbed and troubled" him and appeared to show an excessive use of force - Full Story



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