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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July 11, 2014

Off-duty cop suspended after pursuing robbery suspect

Austin police officer thought he was protecting the public, but was punished for his actions.
July 03, 2014

Ind. police release video of confrontation between cop, paraplegic

Dash cam video has been released of an October 2013 incident between an officer and paraplegic man.
July 02, 2014

DUI suspect strikes cop directing traffic, scuffle ensues

Officer was injured Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic after a multi-car accident.
July 01, 2014

Trooper suspended after speeding ticket arrest of NFL player

Officer stopped NFL player Sam Montgomery for going 89 mph in a 55 mph zone June 25.
June 23, 2014

Fla. cop fired after friend uses patrol-car speaker to heckle public

The drunken, inappropriate remarks and catcalls coming from the loudspeaker of a marked Broward sheriff's patrol car had bystanders scratching their heads.
June 03, 2014

Seattle chief reverses finding on use of force case

Interim Chief Harry Bailey has reversed a finding that an officer used excessive force when he stepped on the head of a handcuffed man in 2010.
June 02, 2014

Ohio cop fired for failing to charge firefighter with DUI

The officer said he became aware of his position as a firefighter and "was concerned if a DUI charge was pursued, there may be some sort of reprisal."
May 30, 2014

Ga. toddler hurt in SWAT raid when flash-bang lands in crib

Authorities were serving a no-knock warrant on the house; police say they were distraught when they learned a child was hurt.
May 12, 2014

CO could face charges in death of K-9 left in hot car

K-9 Ike died last month after he was left locked inside a hot sport utility vehicle for several hours.



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