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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January 27, 2010
Science, liability, use of force, and restraint asphyxia Dr. Darrell L. Ross - Legal Issues and Concepts

Science, liability, use of force, and restraint asphyxia

Research shows that a sudden in-custody restraint death is a statically rare event given the annual number of police contacts with citizens - Full Story
January 25, 2010
Cops committing crimes: You get what you pay for Andrew Hawkes - Highway Drug Interdiction

Cops committing crimes: You get what you pay for

We are held to a higher standard — shouldn't we hire new officers that meet that higher standard? - Full Story
January 07, 2010
P1 First Person: Policing the police PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Policing the police

By Deputy Joel Johnson Rowan County Sheriff's OfficeWith great frequency we are seeing law enforcement... - Full Story
December 10, 2009
P1 First Person: Feeling the Heat in Blythe, Calif. PoliceOne Special Contributors - P1 First Person

P1 First Person: Feeling the Heat in Blythe, Calif.

By Dave Hollenbeck California Highway Patrol (ret.) The thing Law Enforcers learn to dread and be paranoid... - Full Story
October 20, 2009
Be your own John Stanley - Behind the Bars

Be your own "Big Brother"

What do you think the odds are that a guy who teaches about the ills of racial profiling would be accused... - Full Story
October 19, 2009
You shot an unarmed suspect? Richard Fairburn - Law Enforcement Firearms

You shot an unarmed suspect?

If you grew up on John Wayne and Roy Rogers movies like I did, you understand the Code of the West. There... - Full Story
October 14, 2009
IACP Special: Are officer-involved shooting videos the next hot-button issue? Charles Remsberg - 10-8: Life on the Line

IACP Special: Are officer-involved shooting videos the next hot-button issue?

After a rapid-transit officer kicked up a public dirt storm by shooting an unarmed passenger during a... - Full Story
October 06, 2009
IACP Digest: The Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

IACP Digest: The "traffic school" approach to officer discipline

“Sometimes our heroes make a mistake, and when they do, we have to have processes in place to respond... - Full Story
October 01, 2009
NOBLE to BART PD: Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - Be Advised...

NOBLE to BART PD: "Your house is a mess"

The police department responsible patrolling one of the most-trafficked public transit systems in California... - Full Story
September 23, 2009
Facing civil litigation with a winning mind Lt. Dan Marcou - Blue Knights

Facing civil litigation with a winning mind

Officers face the fight with a mindset to win every confrontation — it’s refreshing when... - Full Story



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Officer Misconduct / Internal Affairs Columnists

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