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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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

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NJ officer resigns over Obama, Constitution remarks

On a tape, the officer says Obama has "decimated" the Constitution and "if he doesn't follow the Constitution, we don't have to" - Full Story

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Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD

Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD

I contend that 99.999 percent of cops are honorable, honest, morally righteous individuals committed to helping others and protecting the communities they serve. It's the other 0.001 percent who besmirch the badge. - Full Story

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How to react when a cop goes 'bad'

How to react when a cop goes 'bad'

It is an undisputable fact that in any profession there is a bad apple in every bunch, but the impact in the police world is more devastating than most others - Full Story

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Do something about the corrupt cop on your PD Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: 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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How to react when a cop goes 'bad' Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

How to react when a cop goes 'bad'

It is an undisputable fact that in any profession there is a bad apple in every bunch, but the impact in the police world is more devastating than most others - Full Story

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3 keys to preventing problem officers in your ranks Paul Cappitelli - The Elephant in the Room

3 keys to preventing problem officers in your ranks

Too often, police leaders seem to believe that ‘bad officers’ only flourish in someone else’s back yard and not their own - Full Story

News

Seattle PD investigates cop who wrote 80 percent of pot tickets

The officer indicated he used a coin toss in one instance to decide who would be cited - Full Story

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6 Philly narcotics cops charged in corruption case

6 Philly narcotics cops charged in corruption case

The police officers once held a suspect over an 18th floor balcony and used a steel bar to beat someone else in the head - Full Story

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Ill. cop fired after fatally shooting dog

Chief said the officer reported that while attempting to coax the dog back into the house, the dog growled and approached him in a threatening manner - Full Story



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Officer Misconduct / Internal Affairs Columnists

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