Why reporting corruption on your PD can be bad for your career

Speaking up against corrupt or criminal activity in your ranks can be the most courageous and dangerous thing you’ll ever do as a police officer


Reporting the misconduct of another police officer is a no-brainer at first examination. You know it’s the right thing to do. But if you’re in a dysfunctional organization, the real-world consequences of doing so may be grave.

These repercussions came to mind when I was reading my friend Doug Wyllie’s excellent column on reporting corrupt cops. 

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