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Yet More Police Corruption Exposed – NYPD Planted Drugs to Meet Drug Arrest Quotas

October 15, 2011 1 comment

Remember what I said about the great problem of police corruption in America and psychopaths? Well here’s more evidence that I was right:

Former Detective: NYPD Planted Drugs on People to Meet Drug Arrest Quotas

According to a former officer who testified at trial yesterday, New York City police regularly planted drugs on innocent people to meet quotas.

Alternet
10/13/2011

The NYPD has been under fire in recent months for illegal searches resulting in thousands of low-level marijuana arrests, mostly of people of color. As corrupt as this practice is, testimony from Stephen Anderson, a former NYPD narcotics detective, shows it’s just the tip of the iceberg. – More here

Former police chief Norm Stamper who was recently on Coast to Coast AM twice wrote a book in 2006 about the police corruption he discovered (radio show host Ian Punnet did good this time by getting this person on). He claims that it is because of poor police training and pressure that many officers become corrupt or break the law themselves.

Strangely, the New York Times doesn’t mention this story, or at least I couldn’t find anything about it on Google.

More information

We fabricated drug charges against innocent people to meet arrest quotas, former detective testifies

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