Title

Why Cops Lie

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

3-15-2011

Abstract

Police officer perjury in court to justify illegal dope searches is commonplace. One of the dirty little not-so-secret secrets of the criminal justice system is undercover narcotics officers intentionally lying under oath. It is a perversion of the American justice system that strikes directly at the rule of law. Yet it is the routine way of doing business in courtrooms everywhere in America.

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Originally posted in SFGate.com at http://www.sfgate.com/opinion/openforum/article/Why-cops-lie-2388737.php.