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.
The Chief has changed his position on how to discipline one of his officers after a physical 2009 arrest caught on video. “It’s like the chief had an epiphany and has bowed to public pressure,” the police union said. Video played key role
Twenty years ago today, what would have been a traffic stop escalated into a high-speed chase that ended with the filmed beating of Rodney King. The video was aired on the news that evening, changing policing forever.
Video: 'No animosity'
The Houston Chief says his cops are being provoked in the wake of a controversial beating. He says this kind of "rhetoric can give someone a free pass to assault a police officer or kill a police officer." Video: 'Not going to allow that'