From officers passed-out drunk while driving their cruisers, to prescription-drug scams, to simple abuse of authority; we present a rogue’s gallery of bent cops.
In the late 1990s, the corruption of the Los Angeles Police Department Rampart Division’s Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums (CRASH) anti-gang unit came to light. Disgraced officers were convicted of offenses such as planting false evidence, stealing, dealing illegal drugs, bank robbery, and perjury. Cops were proven to have committed unjustified beatings and shootings.
Anne Dookhan, the Massachusetts chemist who lied about her education and confessed to falsifying drug test results repeatedly over the course of her nine year career in evidence handling, was arrested Friday at her home.