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CONDUCTING COVERT INVESTIGATIONS, INTEGRITY TESTS AND FINANCIAL INVESTIGATIONS ON LAW ENFORCEMENT EMPLOYEES (Part I)

Traditional Internal Affairs Investigations Traditionally, most law enforcement agencies dedicate the majority of their internal affairs resources to investigating citizen complaints.  A complaint registered against an officer may be a significant indicator of police misconduct and should always be thoroughly [...]

By |2018-07-10T12:35:29-04:00May 25th, 2014|Legal updates|

CONDUCTING COVERT INVESTIGATIONS, INTEGRITY TESTS AND FINANCIAL INVESTIGATIONS ON LAW ENFORCEMENT EMPLOYEES (Part II)

Read Part I of This Article Here   Administrative Financial Disclosures Several police departments throughout the United States have required detectives who are assigned to gang investigations, narcotics, and money laundering investigations to disclose their personal financial information to the [...]

By |2018-07-10T12:34:15-04:00May 20th, 2014|Legal updates|

LAW ENFORCEMENT INTERNAL AFFAIRS

BACKGROUND The National Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) system was established in the 1920’s-30’s.The International Chiefs of Police Association (IACP) formulated a committee, which developed a system for capturing crime statistics to enable law enforcement agencies to measure their effectiveness and [...]

By |2018-07-01T23:59:41-04:00October 15th, 2011|Legal updates|

PROPERTY & EVIDENCE MANAGEMENT

©2011 Stephen Campbell, Providence, RI, Police Department, Major (Retired), Legal & Liability Risk Management Institute (LLRMI.com). Managing a police department is a lot like managing your health. Experts in the fields of health care and law enforcement both agree that [...]

By |2018-07-06T22:23:48-04:00May 6th, 2011|Legal updates|

Pre-Deployment, Deployment, and Post-Deployment Stressors for the Police Officer who is also a Military Reservist and Stigma of Psychological Treatment within Law Enforcement

©2011 Public Agency Training Council Dr. Robert J. Cipriano Jr., Florida Licensed Psychologist Steven Rothlein, Expert Witness, Legal & Liability Risk Management Institute Stigma is a significant factor that the general public experiences whenever the words “psychological treatment” is introduced.   [...]

By |2018-07-08T21:36:34-04:00April 12th, 2011|Legal updates|

Conducting Integrity Tests on Law Enforcement Officers

©2010 Steve Rothlein, Legal & Liability Risk Management Institute, Miami-Dade Police Department (Retired) TRADITIONAL INTERNAL AFFAIRS INVESTIGATIONS: Traditionally, most law enforcement agencies dedicate the majority of their internal affairs resources to investigating citizen complaints.  A complaint registered against an officer [...]

By |2018-07-01T23:20:51-04:00April 22nd, 2010|Legal updates|

Mistaken Identity Warrant Arrests

The identification of persons named in arrest warrants at times presents unique challenges to law enforcement agencies and officers. Two competing concerns exist. On one hand the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution prohibits unreasonable seizures of persons and [...]

By |2018-06-27T20:42:02-04:00November 21st, 2009|Legal updates|

Mistaken Identity Warrant Arrests

The identification of persons named in arrest warrants at times presents unique challenges to law enforcement agencies and officers. Two competing concerns exist. On one hand the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution prohibits unreasonable seizures of persons and [...]

By |2018-06-28T23:05:29-04:00November 13th, 2009|Legal updates|

Noble Cause Corruption

There exists a serious threat to law enforcement, which can compromise the high ethical standards and values our profession has achieved during the past several decades. This threat is typically referred to as “Noble Cause Corruption.” Traditional corruption is defined [...]

By |2018-06-27T11:35:29-04:00April 27th, 2008|Legal updates|
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