The Orlando Police Department was among more than 200 law enforcement agencies that joined a popular training program designed to improve police culture and prevent misconduct before it happens.
But last month, Orlando became the first department to be kicked out of the program, developed by Georgetown Law’s Active Bystandership for Law Enforcement, or ABLE, project. Program officials have taken an extraordinary step after Orlando police chiefs revoked a lieutenant’s teaching privileges because he reported concerns that other instructors had altered courses without authorization.
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