According to new research, reassigning police officers with a history of misconduct makes it more likely that their new peers will also misbehave.
— Read on www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/police-misconduct-peer-effects/
This report serves as another reminder that every day that NYC’s political leaders sidestep this issue, our so-called criminal justice system continues its abusive and discriminatory practices. It is a painful irony that the people targeted by “broken windows” policing make up the very constituency representing the political base of the city’s leaders proud to call themselves progressives……
Court records and interviews with former prosecutors show that internal assessments of police dishonesty are rarely memorialized, potentially violating the rights of people charged in criminal cases and sometimes keeping the records of bad cops clean.
— Read on theappeal.org/prosecutors-police-lies/
The records reveal how the police arbitration system overturned the firings or discipline of more than 100 questionable Philadelphia cops.
— Read on www.inquirer.com/news/a/philadelphia-police-problem-union-misconduct-secret-20190912.html
Here are two articles by Darrel W. Stephens on police discipline.
Police Discipline: A Case for Change
USA TODAY is leading a national effort to obtain and publish disciplinary and misconduct records for thousands of police officers.
— Read on www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2019/04/24/usa-today-revealing-misconduct-records-police-cops/3223984002/