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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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


Chicago cop recommended to be fired for fatal off-duty shooting

Chicago police superintendent has publicly disagreed with the criminal charges against officer - Full Story


Baltimore scheduled to unveil plans on bodycams

The program is likely to be phased in over three years and cost roughly $7M - Full Story


Mo. officer tries to bridge gap between Latino community and cops

The officer said officers need to engage with the community to become 'partners in fighting crime' - Full Story


Sandra Bland case could be sent to grand jury

The Texas Rangers' investigation findings would be turned over to a district attorney, then submitted to a grand jury - Full Story


Judge: Arrest for cursing on ticket is a rights violation

A village named Liberty must stand trial for arresting a man who wrote curse words on a speeding ticket - Full Story


Ore. man who filmed police files federal lawsuit for arrest

Man contends he was unjustly arrested while videotaping officers during a protest - Full Story


NC police chief's 'Black Lives Matter' Facebook post being reviewed

The NAACP and other leaders are looking into a post by a veteran police chief on his personal Facebook - Full Story


16 Minn. cities press for body-camera footage restrictions

Applicants say limitations are justified because footage of encounters can be highly emotional or in private spaces - Full Story

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Inside Internal Affairs Inside Internal Affairs
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