Rachel Moran, professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, recently spoke with The Denver Post about police misconduct and how little gets reported.
From the story:
But by far the biggest efforts to reform police discipline have come in the last four years, starting with a 2019 law that makes “untruthfulness” the first non-criminal reason for decertification ...
National law enforcement researchers say it’s naive for state regulators to count on police departments to self-report.
“I can confidently say that there’s much more misconduct than what gets (reported) to the POST board in Colorado or any state,” said Rachel Moran, a professor at Minneapolis’s University of St. Thomas School of Law who studies police discipline. “What does, that’s just the tip of the iceberg.”