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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November 30, 2015

Ala. authorities investigating officer-involved shooting

The officers saw a group of men running with guns after hearing gunshots during a traffic stop - Full Story
November 30, 2015
San Francisco's 'Hot Cop' arrested in hit-and-run

San Francisco's 'Hot Cop' arrested in hit-and-run

The officer gained attention last year when residents began posting pictures and articles about him on social media - Full Story
November 30, 2015

NY Port Authority police union boss cited for standing near the pope

The defiant officer told the media he was cleared by the Secret Service - Full Story
November 30, 2015

High stakes for Baltimore as Freddie Gray trials begin

Six police officers were indicted in Gray's death - Full Story
November 30, 2015

Minn. police union calls out public employee union's support of protestors

The Minneapolis police union, which has defended the officers, has yet to release a statement of its own - Full Story
November 30, 2015

$1.5M bond set for Chicago officer charged with murder

The video shows Officer Jason Van Dyke jumping out of his squad car last year and shooting Laquan McDonald - Full Story
November 28, 2015

Burger King manager: Police erased video of Chicago shooting

It's not clear what that video might have shown, but the accusation of tampering has fueled the anger of protesters - Full Story
November 26, 2015

Chicago officer who shot teen amassed 18 civilian complaints

Complaints against police are not uncommon but the number filed against Jason Van Dyke was high - Full Story
November 25, 2015

Report: 'Vast majority' of police shootings follow armed assaults

A report by the Washington Post found that in most officer-involved shootings, officers returned fire in self-defense - Full Story

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