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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Ill. officer stands trial in fatal beanbag shooting of armed man

Ill. officer stands trial in fatal beanbag shooting of armed man

Officer's attorney argued that officer did what he was trained to do to subdue a dangerous suspect who was coming at him with a knife - Full Story

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Lawyer: 'Nothing unreasonable' about ECD use on 76-year-old

Former Officer Nathanial Robinson plans to appeal his firing after being terminated last week over his use of force in the incident - Full Story

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2 NM officers charged with murder in deadly standoff

Officers fatally shot James Boyd, who was holding two knives, during an hourslong standoff in March - Full Story

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Dog may have led to fatal shooting of woman by Iowa officer

Woman was shot by officer during a domestic disturbance call Tuesday - Full Story

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Judge: Rehire Cleveland cop fired after deadly pursuit

Judge also said two supervisors demoted for violating police protocol in the case should be reinstated - Full Story

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Texas cop who used ECD on 76-year-old fired

Nathanial Robinson was fired following an internal affairs investigation into the Dec. 11 incident - Full Story

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NY inmate dies despite suicide watch order

NY inmate dies despite suicide watch order

A jail psychiatrist who saw Fabian Cruz on Wednesday at a clinic ordered that Cruz be transferred to a special observation unit - Full Story

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Mom driving van of kids pleads not guilty in NM pursuit

Tenn. woman has pleaded not guilty in a chaotic 2013 traffic stop during which an officer shot at her minivan - Full Story

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Calif. cop on leave after tweets threaten protesters

Calif. cop on leave after tweets threaten protesters

In the tweets, officer said he would kill anyone who threatens him or his family and that he would be off-duty at the movies with his gun if anyone "feels they can't breathe or their lives matter" - Full Story

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Man accidentally shot with NM cop's stray bullet

Officer's gun accidentally went off as he crept through a broken window during an Albuquerque burglary investigation - Full Story



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