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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Video: Texas cop on leave after incident with teens at pool party

Incident began when officers responded Friday night to a report of a disturbance involving a group of youths at a neighborhood pool party - Full Story

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Ex-SC officer indicted for murder in fatal shooting

The shooting April 4 was captured on video by a bystander, showing officer Michael Slager firing eight times as 50-year-old Walter Scott ran away - Full Story

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Feds: Texas Mexican Mafia killed drug-dealing cop

Mafia ordered the death of officer last year after they found out through Facebook that the man who was dealing drugs for them was also a cop - Full Story

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Atlanta officer arrested, accused of letting suspect escape

Atlanta officer arrested, accused of letting suspect escape

Police say officer intentionally allowed a suspect in an April killing to escape through a window while other officers tried to catch him - Full Story

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Ohio cop acquitted in 137-shot case faces assault charge

Ohio cop acquitted in 137-shot case faces assault charge

Officer has been charged with beating up his twin brother four days after his acquittal - Full Story

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Okla. bureau probes sheriff's office over shooting, memo

Robert Bates has pleaded not guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the April 2 shooting, saying he confused his stun gun and handgun - Full Story

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Firearms, training gun found where police say Ga. sheriff shot woman

Firearms, training gun found where police say Ga. sheriff shot woman

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill faces a misdemeanor charge of reckless conduct in the May 3 shooting - Full Story

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Civilians get new authority in Cleveland PD settlement

Civilians get new authority in Cleveland PD settlement

Calls for civilians to play influential roles in investigating police misconduct and establishing policies and procedures - Full Story

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2 Fla. K-9s found dead in officer's vehicle

Handler apparently left them in his vehicle after returning to his home from work - Full Story

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Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

Michael Brelo, 31, faced as many as 22 years in prison had the judge convicted him on two counts of voluntary manslaughter - Full Story



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