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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India 'disturbed' by Ala. use of force incident, cop fired

Officer Eric Parker was arrested and is being fired after man from India was slammed to the ground and injured while visiting relatives in Alabama.

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India 'disturbed' by Ala. use of force incident, cop fired

Officer Eric Parker was arrested and is being fired after man from India was slammed to the ground and injured while visiting relatives in Alabama - Full Story

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Calif. town requests probe after prostitute steals cop's gun

Kensington police Sgt. Keith Barrow was asleep when his gun was stolen last May - Full Story

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Rookie NY cop pleads not guilty to manslaughter in stairwell shooting

Rookie NY cop pleads not guilty to manslaughter in stairwell shooting

Officer has been charged with manslaughter, official misconduct and other charges in the accidental shooting death of a man in a darkened stairwell - Full Story

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Rookie cop indicted in fatal shooting of man in NYC stairwell

Rookie cop indicted in fatal shooting of man in NYC stairwell

Rookie cop fired into a darkened stairwell at a Brooklyn public housing complex, accidentally killing a man who had been waiting for an elevator - Full Story

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Pa. police corporal charged in death of trooper during gun training

Pa. police corporal charged in death of trooper during gun training

Cpl. Richard Schroeter pulled the trigger on his firearm while discussing the trigger mechanism during a Sept. 30 training session - Full Story

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Seattle chief warns officers about social media posts after cops put on leave

Twice within the past week, chief has put officers on paid leave after inflammatory comments appeared under their names on Facebook and Twitter - Full Story

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Ill. cop acquitted in beanbag death of knife-wielding man

Officer Craig Taylor said during a bench trial last month that he feared for his life during the July 2013 confrontation at an assisted living facility - Full Story

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Detroit cop won't go on trial 3rd time in OIS, charge to be dismissed

Detroit cop won't go on trial 3rd time in OIS, charge to be dismissed

The final charge is expected to be dismissed against a Detroit police officer who fatally shot a 7-year-old during a raid that was filmed by a reality TV show - Full Story

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Source: FBI completes federal probe of Ferguson shooting

Officials and experts have said a prosecution would be highly unlikely - Full Story



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