How Police Departments Can Avoid Million-Dollar Hiring Mistakes


Unwarranted use-of-force incidents and other examples of police misconduct do lasting damage to communities and police departments. Public anger and erosion of police credibility make it harder for good cops to do a good job, creating an increasingly dangerous environment for both police and civilians.

In this whitepaper, you’ll find strategies and specific actions you can take or encourage in your police department to prevent officer misconduct, destructive scandals, and damaging lawsuits from the start.

The National Decertification Index (NDI) is a national registry of police officers whose law enforcement credentials have been revoked due to misconduct.

For more than 10 years, the NDI has provided police departments, state agencies, and other organizations with decertification data about potential hires.

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