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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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July 04, 2013
P1 First Person: The use (and misuse) of IA PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: The use (and misuse) of IA

By John Hein PoliceOne Member Any law enforcement officer knows the internal affairs function investigates... - Full Story
April 10, 2013
Study proves 'cop cameras' cut citizen complaints Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Study proves 'cop cameras' cut citizen complaints

Study by TASER International and Calif. PD shows video cameras worn by police officers have a deterrent effect on citizens initiating false and frivolous allegations of police misconduct - Full Story
February 14, 2013
The Dorner case: When cops turn rogue and how to prevent it Dr. Laurence Miller - Practical Police Psychology

The Dorner case: When cops turn rogue and how to prevent it

What makes a LEO turn from protector to punisher? How can we predict when this will happen and to whom? How do fellow officers react to an eruption of violence by one of their own? - Full Story
February 07, 2013
A manifesto, a manhunt, and a murderous mess Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

A manifesto, a manhunt, and a murderous mess

Cops across California are looking for Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Navy lieutenant and ex-LAPD... - Full Story
February 06, 2013
Showing the slugs the door Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Showing the slugs the door

Cops almost universally agree that a PD is better off when the Slugs (Bad Apples, Waldos, and Caspers) are unceremoniously dismissed - Full Story
January 16, 2013
2013 resolutions from the frontline trenches Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

2013 resolutions from the frontline trenches

I’ve had the privilege to meet and learn from some of the best officers and trainers across the... - Full Story
December 19, 2012
2012 in Review: The good, the bad, and the ugly Val Van Brocklin - Cop Gumbo

2012 in Review: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Three things stick with me from 2012 that I’m still reflecting on... the very good, the probably bad, and the definitely ugly - Full Story
December 13, 2012
When and why 'Nice Guy' management fails Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. - Passion for the Job

When and why 'Nice Guy' management fails

A sympathetic supervisor can be surprisingly easy prey for the psychopathic employee - Full Story
November 30, 2012
Throwing another agency under the bus Thane Gallagher - Patrolling the Border

Throwing another agency under the bus

When we turn on our own, the most common outcome is a fracture in the thin blue line - Full Story
October 23, 2012
Body-worn cameras: The truth now has backup Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Body-worn cameras: The truth now has backup

Departments considering the introduction of personal video recorders will commonly ask two questions - Full Story



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Officer Misconduct / Internal Affairs Columnists

10-43: Be Advised... 10-43: Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Inside Internal Affairs Inside Internal Affairs
with John Hein