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Internal Affairs

Police Accountability After Ferguson

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 10.21.2014 | Crime
Deborah Jacobs

Improving policing in departments with entrenched cultures has proven a challenging endeavor. Departmental culture plays a defining role in how police officers conduct their work, and it flows from the top, or, as they say, rots from the head.

COP FIGHT: 'Do You Know Who The F--k I Am?' (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.15.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Florida are reportedly investigating a traffic stop that led to a scuffle between a Miami cop and -- unbeknownst to him at the time -- ...

Chris Brown Case Sparks Internal A Affairs Probe

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police have opened an internal affairs investigation into statements made by a police officer who responded t...

Another NYPD Officer Present During Biker Attack

| Posted 10.10.2013 | New York

By Murray Weiss NEW YORK — Another NYPD officer has come out of the shadows to admit he was riding with the motorcycle road-rage mob that attacke...

Should Police Misconduct Be Public?

Civil Beat | Posted 05.01.2013 | Crime

Eighteen years ago former Hawaii Gov. Ben Cayetano let bad cops off the hook when he allowed county police officers who got in trouble to remain anony...

Hoping for a Finer State of Internal Affairs for Newark's Police

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 11.13.2011 | Crime
Deborah Jacobs

In the year since the ACLU of New Jersey sent a battery of grievances to the Department of Justice asking it to investigate the Newark Police Department, a few things have happened.

CPD Faces Layoffs, Reassignments And Restructuring

Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

A combination of reassignments and the elimination of several command positions will “trim the fat on executive staff” at the Chicago Police Depar...

Culture Shock in the Police Department: How the Newark Police Processed an Officer's Sexual Assault Allegation

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 08.10.2011 | New York
Deborah Jacobs

The culture of a police department determines the extent of misconduct, and this certainly applies to Newark, NJ.

Ray Kelly: Controlling From the Grave

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

True, it's important to have a succession plan in place for a catastrophe. But why is Ray Kelly writing an obituary to himself and memorializing his successors in roles that will never happen?

Denver Police Beating; ACLU Wants Denver

The Denver Post | Christopher N. Osher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The American Civil Liberties Union is trying to persuade Denver police to reopen an internal affairs investigation into whether officers racially prof...

A Petition for Justice in the Newark Police

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Deborah Jacobs

Today we petitioned the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the Newark Police Department, building a case for the federal agency to end the entrenched patterns of police abuse.

The Trouble With Eddie

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Internal Affairs Bureau's Group One, which investigates ranking officers and sensitive situations, is now scrutinizing Lieut. Eddie Maldonado over his upscale moonlighting, sources say.