Few cities track police crimes, Honolulu included

HONOLULU — The Honolulu Police Department doesn’t track how many of its officers have been charged with or convicted of crimes. As it turns out, it’s a statistic that very few cities keep, national experts say.

“I’m not aware of any (police) department keeping a separate compilation” of officers who’ve faced criminal investigations, said Karen Kruger, a Baltimore-based attorney who serves on the board of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Legal Officers’ Section.

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