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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Ohio's deadly force standard for police states 'life is of the highest value'

Most police agencies have standards that meet or exceed the state language, but this measure 'will raise the bar' - Full Story


Prosecutors: No retrial for NC officer in fatal shooting

Prosecutors said it's a 'unanimous belief a retrial will not yield a different result' - Full Story


6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace

We need to go deeper into this issue — to not just address the existence of bullying — but to offer real suggestions to combat it at the source - Full Story


Chicago judge deciding whether off-duty calls, emails count for overtime

The trial will answer if officers have to stay engaged and responded to inquiries from superiors 24 hours a day - Full Story


Baltimore recruits receive cognitive training to better handle stress

The department hired a cognitive neuroscientist to train a repetitive mental exercise intended to improve performance - Full Story


Md. issues statewide guidelines to prevent profiling

The guide applies to a broader range beyond traffic stops, including routine operations and ongoing investigations - Full Story


Activists want changes to Md. police officers' bill of rights

Critics say the bill creates roadblocks in holding police accountable in cases of misconduct - Full Story


Video: Philly cop pressures motorists for donation

The officer tells a driver that if he buys tickets to the fund-raiser he will not tow his vehicle - Full Story


Fla. officer, woman argue over arrest caught on tape

Nearly 10 months later, their argument continues, but this time with lawyers - Full Story


2 Mass. cops suspended for improperly seizing man's gun

Officers were suspended without pay after an outside investigation concluded they handled situation improperly - Full Story

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