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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Fired Wis. officer describes deadly shooting

Fired Wis. officer describes deadly shooting

Officer told superiors he became concerned for his safety as soon as he saw the odd way the man was lying on the ground in a park - Full Story

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Chief: Wis. cop fired for ignoring training in scuffle, deadly OIS

Chief: Wis. cop fired for ignoring training in scuffle, deadly OIS

Chief: While officer correctly identified man as someone who was emotionally disturbed, he ignored training and police policy and treated him as criminal - Full Story

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NJ dash cam videos deemed public records

Authorities cannot withhold the videos, even if they say they pertain to criminal or internal-affairs investigations - Full Story

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Jury deadlocked, mistrial declared in Detroit raid case

Jury deadlocked, mistrial declared in Detroit raid case

The jury indicated it was struggling to reach a unanimous decision in the case against Joseph Weekley for a second time - Full Story

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AG pushes for broadest review of police tactics in decades

Holder says the goal of such a review would be to enhance the safety and the effectiveness of law enforcement - Full Story

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Grand jury: No charges in raid that hurt toddler

Grand jury: No charges in raid that hurt toddler

No charges to be brought against officers involved in a raid that seriously injured a toddler when a flash grenade detonated in his playpen - Full Story

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Prosecutors lose appeal in Detroit officer's raid trial

Prosecutors lose appeal in Detroit officer's raid trial

Appeals court on Monday refused to reverse a decision that dismissed a manslaughter charge against officer who killed a 7-year-old during a raid - Full Story

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Fla. officer on leave after using ECD on woman

In the video, Young appears to be walking away when the officer uses his TASER, striking her in the back.

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Infamous Fla. speed trap town's police force disbanding

Infamous Fla. speed trap town's police force disbanding

Move comes just weeks after the chief and interim chief resigned because of state investigations into many issues - Full Story

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Video: Fla. officer on leave after using ECD on woman

In the video, Young appears to be walking away when the officer uses his TASER, striking her in the back - Full Story



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