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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Fla. dispatcher botches call about child locked in car

A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car - Full Story

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Report: LAPD misconduct program flags wrong officers

System designed to identify inappropriate behavior routinely flags cops who appear to pose no problem while failing to catch many of those who do - Full Story

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Details emerge in LAPD in-custody death

Eleven officers and sergeants remain under internal investigation in the 2013 case - Full Story

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Wyo. cop charged in hot-car death of K-9

Officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours - Full Story

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Ariz. cop reinstated after demotion over 'sexting'

Ariz. cop reinstated after demotion over 'sexting'

Officer was demoted after she took sexually explicit videos and sent them on her cellphone to a subordinate officer - Full Story

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Okla. officer accused in 6 sexual assaults

Okla. officer accused in 6 sexual assaults

An Oklahoma City police officer is accused of sexually assaulting black women while he should have been patrolling the city - Full Story

Videos

Cop suspended after confrontation with Mo. protesters

Officer pointed a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursed and threatened to kill one of them.

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Video: Cop suspended after confrontation with Mo. protesters

Officer pointed a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursed and threatened to kill one of them - Full Story

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Probe launched into LAPD's crime measures, data

Outside review found more than 1,000 violent offenses during a one-year period were classified incorrectly - Full Story

Exclusives

Why reporting corruption on your PD can be bad for your career

Why reporting corruption on your PD can be bad for your career

Speaking up against corrupt or criminal activity in your ranks can be the most courageous and dangerous thing you’ll ever do as a police officer. - Full Story



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