Monday, April 30, 2012

Toronto Star Series on Police Who Lie

The Toronto Star recently published an investigative series on Police who lie:
"A coast-to-coast Toronto Star investigation found more than 120 police officers have been accused by judges of outright lying, misleading the court or fabricating evidence since 2005. Many of the officers have gone unpunished ..."
"There is so little oversight of the problem that in some jurisdictions police forces did not know judges found that their officers misled the court. Internal investigations into four cases — three in Peel, one in York — were started after the Star brought the courtroom misconduct to the departments’ attention. Compounding the lack of oversight is a lack of accountability to the public." (from the April 26 article "Police who lie: False testimony often goes unpunished")
Articles in the series include:

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posted by Michel-Adrien at 7:52 pm


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