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.
Thomas Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division, center, talks about a federal investigation of the Newark (NJ) Police Department during a news conference. ACLU called for federal oversight
They will now communicate with the media through video statements posted on the PD's website. They call it an enhanced format, but critics say it's a way for police to avoid answering hard questions from reporters. 'Not contractually allowed'