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 18, 2015
Integrity management: 5 keys to weeding out bad cops Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

Integrity management: 5 keys to weeding out bad cops

If we tell ourselves an officer can falsify his location for a sexual liaison but would never lie in a report, we are lying to ourselves - Full Story
November 11, 2015
Betrayal: How I reconcile the Joe Gliniewicz I knew with the one I didn't PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

Betrayal: How I reconcile the Joe Gliniewicz I knew with the one I didn't

People felt they knew Joe well, but of course they didn’t know the Joe that we are hearing about now - Full Story
November 04, 2015
Rapid Response: GI Joe suicide scandal gives public Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: GI Joe suicide scandal gives public "one more reason to hate us"

When one cop is found out to be dirty, it besmirches the badge for the 99.99 percent of officers out there doing the right thing, at the right time, for the right reasons - Full Story
November 02, 2015
3 trials later, a cop is vindicated for off-duty shooting Dave Grossi - Tactics & Training

3 trials later, a cop is vindicated for off-duty shooting

Supervisory Special Agent Art Gonzales had to use deadly force against his estranged wife to save his own life — the legal battle to follow would be almost as difficult as the incident itself - Full Story
October 26, 2015
TASER’s Axon Fleet brings affordable in-car video solution to police Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

TASER’s Axon Fleet brings affordable in-car video solution to police

Leveraging massive economies of scale for back-end storage and software updating, new in-car video hardware is far more affordable than police agencies are presently accustomed to - Full Story
September 18, 2015
Rapid Response: Chief's 'early retirement' offers reminders about cops and free speech Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Rapid Response: Chief's 'early retirement' offers reminders about cops and free speech

The courts have held that off-duty conduct will not be protected if the agency can prove a nexus between the offending conduct and the officer’s employment - Full Story
August 26, 2015
6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace

We need to go deeper into this issue — to not just address the existence of bullying — but to offer real suggestions to combat it at the source - Full Story
May 08, 2015
RISE Award nominee: New chief turns around troubled department, builds trust Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

RISE Award nominee: New chief turns around troubled department, builds trust

Chief Eric Blanchard immediately demonstrated a commitment to transparency and accountability that earned the trust of his officers and his communty - Full Story
August 08, 2014
Why reporting corruption on your PD can be bad for your career Tim Dees - Police Tech & Gear

Why reporting corruption on your PD can be bad for your career

Speaking up against corrupt or criminal activity in your ranks can be the most courageous and dangerous thing you’ll ever do as a police officer - Full Story
August 01, 2014
Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD

Cops almost universally agree that their department is better off when a criminally corrupt cop is ejected from the ranks — those who disagree are probably criminally corrupt themselves - Full Story



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