Internal Affairs head Richard Rowe was indicted for mishandling 81 investigations into his fellow officers.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It took authorities years to realize that dozens of files containing complaints lodged by citizens against NBPD officers had gone missing. Ultimately, Sgt. Richard Rowe, who ran the Internal Affairs division from 2003 to 2007, was blamed for the problem.
Authorities also alledge he tampered with the files and failed to fully investigate 81 of the complaints against his fellow officers, leaving them open indefinitely.