Police department plans overhaul of internal affairs

Sunday, November 11, 2007 | 6:21 p.m. CST; updated 11:56 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 12, 2008

Acting on the recommendations of three assessors from Kentucky, the Columbia Police Department plans to revamp its internal affairs process by late January. Changes include creating a unit to handle all complaints, crafting a system to flag problem officers earlier and distributing complaint forms in more areas throughout the city.