Dirty cops?

From Talk Left comes

Two Queens Officers accused of deliberately arresting four innocent men

Oakland wants to fire officers who lied to obtained warrants

Both cases were related to drugs. One wonders, was this gung-ho cops twisting the law for another bust or something more convoluted and sinister? Just asking.

Research the LAPD Rampart scandal and particularly officer David Mack, and you’ll see what I mean.

I reviewed LAPD officer Will Beall’s novel L.A. Rex last February which, while maybe deliberately over the top (and a great read), certainly drew on the real life Rampart story for the plot.