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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November 05, 2013

Violent arrest leads to suspension of 3 Okla. cops

Three police officers were suspended after a police report of a DUI arrest conflicted with the dashcam video of the incident.
October 24, 2013

Dallas officer who shot mentally ill man is fired

A neighbor's surveillance video shows the officer shoot the knife-wielding man, who did not move toward police, despite the officer's report.
October 16, 2013

Off-duty cop arrests soldier, charged with assault

An off-duty Richland County Deputy has been fired and charged with assault after he attempted to arrest a female soldier at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant.
October 11, 2013

P1 Roll Call: NFL bans off-duty carry, Ore. trooper ambushed

For the week of October 11, Dave Smith analyzes the scuffle that occurred between bikers and an SUV driver that has resulted in the arrest of an NYPD detective suspected of being involved, as well as a new motion that bans off-duty police from attending NFL events armed, an announcement by the NTOA for more medical training, and a shocking 'Not Today' moment from Oregon.
October 01, 2013

Man bit by K-9 prompts excessive force suit

The Atlantic City Police Department is facing a lawsuit that claims officers used excessive force when arresting a man after he was kicked out of a casino.
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September 30, 2013

Texas officer fired for shooting at man during traffic stop

The officer fired after the man he pulled over got out of his vehicle and reached for something in his pocket.
September 24, 2013

$3.4M settlement in deadly '11 Ariz. SWAT raid

The family of a man killed during a SWAT raid at his home has settled a $3.4 million lawsuit with four police agencies involved in the operation.
September 23, 2013

Texas police chief hits pedestrian with car

The chief was given a one-day suspension and will take a defensive driving course.
September 20, 2013

Veteran cop suspended for ‘ignoring’ fight

A veteran New Orleans police officer was suspended without pay Wednesday when a viral video showed the officer appearing to stand by as two women attacked each other.



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