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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Officer arrested after brawl at police station

The Boston Globe SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A Springfield police officer is facing assault charges after... - Full Story

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Tenn. sheriff charged with extortion

By The Associated Press CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The sheriff of a southern Tennessee county was arrested... - Full Story

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Fla. chief under fire for 1-year "test drive"

The Associated Press MIAMI, FL — The free use of a luxury SUV for more than a year by Miami Police... - Full Story

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K.C. officer who put gun in freezer fired

By Christine Vendel The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City police board today fired... - Full Story

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Philly officer charged with auto-insurance scam

By Joseph A. Slobodzian The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia police officer... - Full Story

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NYPD detective charged with pimping teen

By The Associated Press NEW YORK — A 13-year-old runaway returned home with a horrific account... - Full Story

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2 ex-cops convicted in Calif. robbery ring case

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Two former police officers were convicted in federal... - Full Story

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Philly officer probed over racist poster

By Wendy Ruderman The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — Inside the locker of a narcotics cop,... - Full Story

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Trailblazing Ill. cop arrested on drug charge

By Dan P. Blake and Robert Mitchum Chicago Tribune reporters CICERO, Ill. — A trailblazing and... - Full Story

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N.C. officer suspended for drawing gun on fleeing suspect

N.C. officer suspended for drawing gun on fleeing suspect

MARSHVILLE, N.C. — A Marshville police officer has been suspended while the town looks into whether he acted appropriately when he drew his gun on a 16-year-old girl who did not immediately pull over for a traffic stop.

The girl was arrested Sunday night after she led police across nearly 3 miles of unlit country road after her mother advised her to find a safe, lighted place before pulling over

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