Citizen Report No. 1661612364 - 1615989943

Definition of Offense(s)

Police corruption is the abuse of police authority for personal gain. Corruption may involve profit or another type of material benefit gained illegally as a consequence of the officer's authority.


The term police misconduct refers to illegal or inappropriate action engaged in by law enforcement officers.


Police brutality is the use of excessive and unnecessary force on the part of a police officer when he is interacting with a civilian, resulting in a violation of the civilian’s civil rights.