to misbehave (oneself).
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How to use misconduct in a sentence
POST, as it’s more commonly known, would be allowed to investigate an officer’s fitness and to strip anyone who’d engaged in “serious misconduct.”Sacramento Report: Jones, COVID-19 and the Irony of Remote Voting | Sara Libby and Jesse Marx | August 28, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
In the past, members of a president’s party might be willing to criticize isolated instances of misconduct by the president or his staff.
Voters in November will probably have a chance to overhaul a city commission tasked with overseeing police misconduct, after the City Council committed Tuesday to sending a measure that’s been in the works for years to the ballot.
A measure to overhaul police misconduct oversight is headed to the ballot, with support from the mayor and district attorney.Despite Recent Budget Vote, Reformers See SDPD Cuts as Inevitable | Andrew Keatts | June 23, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
It is often the same officers engaging in the same kinds of misconduct and abuse across multiple cases.Police Officers Accused Of Brutal Violence Often Have A History Of Complaints By Citizens | LGBTQ-Editor | June 1, 2020 | No Straight News
Law is essential to freedom because it safeguards citizens against misconduct and abuse.
As she noted, there have been no other known incidents of alleged sexual misconduct by Cosby that postdate the 2005 lawsuit.
Officer Pantaleo had also been sued twice in the past for alleged racially motivated misconduct in the line of duty.Before Eric Garner, There Was Michael Stewart: The Tragic Story of the Real-Life Radio Raheem | Marlow Stern | December 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bill Cosby is facing allegations of assault and sexual misconduct by many women.
Four plus nine equals 13 women who have claims of sexual misconduct against Cosby.How the World Turned on Bill Cosby: A Day-by-Day Account | Scott Porch | December 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The assistant unless thus shielded must answer for his own misconduct.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
Again, a husband who drives his wife away from him by his misconduct deserts her as clearly as if he had left her.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
If you take away from the sovereigns the fear of an invisible power, what restraint will you oppose to their misconduct?Superstition In All Ages (1732) | Jean Meslier
For, but for the grandfather's misconduct, he would have had a good proportion of what is now Lady Myrtle's.'Robin Redbreast | Mary Louisa Molesworth
First, the righteous man, who repents his misconduct as soon as he becomes aware of his sin.
British Dictionary definitions for misconduct
behaviour, such as adultery or professional negligence, that is regarded as immoral or unethical
to conduct (oneself) in such a way
to manage (something) badly
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