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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NM police chief claims she was fired because she's a lesbian

NM police chief claims she was fired because she's a lesbian

Chief was given no explanation for her termination despite a work history of favorable job performance ratings - Full Story

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Police leaders, DOJ officials have marathon meeting regarding review of Ferguson response

Police leaders, DOJ officials have marathon meeting regarding review of Ferguson response

The Justice Department examined the response of the four agencies in the first 16 days after the fatal shooting - Full Story

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Judge: LA chief must take questions in shooting

Judge: LA chief must take questions in shooting

Chief must answer after contradictions between his statements and commission's finding that shooting wasn't justified - Full Story

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La. officer arrested for obstruction of justice

La. officer arrested for obstruction of justice

Department arrested one of their own during investigation of the fatal shooting of another officer - Full Story

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Video: Arrest attempt ends in scuffle between suspect, NY cop

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton defended the officer’s actions after viewing the viral video - Full Story

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Trial to examine retaliation charge against 'Sheriff Joe'

Trial to examine retaliation charge against 'Sheriff Joe'

Justice Department examining how Arpaio investigated and criminally charged people who crossed him - Full Story

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Prosecutor offers deal to Ohio police supervisors

Prosecutor offers deal to Ohio police supervisors

Accused of failing to stop a pursuit that ended in a 137-shot barrage of gunfire and deaths of two people - Full Story

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Tenn. officer denies hosting gang party

Tenn. officer denies hosting gang party

Officer said that while gang members may have attended the party, no gang activity took place - Full Story

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Baltimore PD: 'Hold the line' commands protected lives during riot

Baltimore PD: 'Hold the line' commands protected lives during riot

Some officers disagree, say they should have been able to break the line, charge rioters and make arrests - Full Story

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Former LCPD officers plead not guilty in holding cell beating

The two former officers are each charged with one count of aggravated battery resulting in great bodily harm - Full Story



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