Thursday, February 18, 2010

He was "professional, hard-working and trustworthy" -
Does That Include When He Perjured Himself?

JusticeRichland deputy gets probation, wknd jail | | Mansfield News Journal Not sent away to prison. Sent on weekends to jail (local), fined $500, probation. I suppose the good thing is that he was a cooperating witness.

If you're interested, go read the whole thing. It is a story of a DEA drug investigation in which innocent people were sent to prison - with sentences as long as 15 years. (The "Law Enforcement Officer" most responsible for that did go to prison.)

Are we winning the war on drugs, or are we just losing the Constitution? [via Bad Cop, No Donut!]

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