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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August 12, 2013

Fla. cop in hot water for getting drunk woman to punch him in groin

The officer is being charged with unlawful compensation, defined as the obtaining of an illegal benefit for performing or declining to perform a public duty.
August 08, 2013

Ga. police under fire for aggressive arrest

Several deputies are under fire for the manner in which they entered a home and arrested the occupants for failing to pay a fee.
August 08, 2013

Iowa cop hits shoplifter

The Davenport Police Department are investigating an incident in which a suspected shoplifter was struck multiple times by a police officer.
August 06, 2013

Iowa cop hits shoplifter, prompts suit

A woman is contemplating a lawsuit against the officer she said beat her while she was questioned for shoplifting in February – a crime she admitted committing.
August 05, 2013

Ind. 'Officer of the year' tackles man in hotel lobby

The man was allegedly asking for help after a friend's hotel had been robbed, when a conversation with the officer went south.

Video of arrest prompts investigation

August 02, 2013

62-car police pursuit a 'perfect chase'

A new point of view from the pursuit that ended with 137 shots fired and two suspects killed is being praised by police Union President Jeff Follmer as the ‘perfect chase.’
August 01, 2013

Va. cruiser hits skateboarding teen

Pro skateboarder Tony Hawk tweeted a video showing a Virginia State Police cruiser hitting a young skateboarder near VCU’s campus – an incident both the teen in the video and police say was just a big mistake.
July 30, 2013

Off-duty Minn. cops insult Wis. police in hostile exchange

2 Minn. officers have been suspended with pay while an investigation is conducted of the incident.
July 29, 2013

Boston police eye unsolved cases after detective 'dropped ball'

Detectives failed to arrest a "person of interest" in the murder of Amy Lord; causing police to re-examine past files



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