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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March 28, 2015

Ex-police officer indicted for excessive use of ECD at traffic stop

Timothy Runnels was arraigned Friday in U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Missouri, on two counts apiece of deprivation of civil rights and of obstruction of justice - Full Story
March 27, 2015

Video: Leaders urge patience in Detroit-area traffic stop probe

Man says was innocent and trying to protect himself, while police counter he refused to pull over, resisted arrest and threatened them - Full Story
March 27, 2015

Calif. deputy chief arrested on drug charges

Fresno's deputy police chief was among four people arrested on federal drug charges, including conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and heroin - Full Story
March 24, 2015
Pa. cop charged in fatal shooting of driver lying facedown

Pa. cop charged in fatal shooting of driver lying facedown

Attorney says officer acted in self-defense, and he warned the case could cause cops to hesitate in high-pressure situations - Full Story
March 24, 2015
Ohio cop charged in 137-round shooting wants bench trial

Ohio cop charged in 137-round shooting wants bench trial

Allowing white cop to have judge decide his fate in OIS that killed 2 black suspects would be unfair because it excludes blacks from being jurors, prosecutors argued - Full Story
March 19, 2015
Virginia gov. calls for investigation into student's controversial arrest

Virginia gov. calls for investigation into student's controversial arrest

Suspect was charged on two counts after a scuffle that began after the suspect was denied entry into a bar - Full Story
March 18, 2015

DOJ review of San Diego police urges more supervision

The audit offers 40 recommendations to improve recruiting, hiring, training and supervision aimed at more quickly identifying problem officers - Full Story
March 11, 2015
Ferguson manager is 5th out after DOJ report

Ferguson manager is 5th out after DOJ report

City Manager John Shaw's eight-year tenure ended Tuesday when the city council voted 7-0 to approve a "mutual separation agreement" - Full Story
March 10, 2015
Mo. appeals judge appointed to take over Ferguson court

Mo. appeals judge appointed to take over Ferguson court

Judge has been appointed to make "needed reforms" in Ferguson's municipal court system, which was sharply criticized in a recent DOJ report - Full Story
March 07, 2015

2 Ferguson officers on leave resign in wake of FBI investigation

Capt. Rick Henke and Sgt. William Mudd resigned Thursday, sources confirmed Friday - Full Story



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