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Six cops charged with
robbery, kidnapping, extortion

Inquirer [Philadelphia, PA], by Jeremy Roebuck, Mark Fazlollah *

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Posted By:Ribicon, 7/31/2014 11:33:05 AM

Stories of shakedowns, brutality, kidnapping, and theft have dogged a group of the city´s Narcotics Field Unit officers for nearly a decade. But despite multiple investigations, cases against them never stuck. Federal prosecutors set out to change that Wednesday, laying out a sprawling racketeering case against six of the unit´s former members. The charges paint them as rogue cops running roughshod over the rights of their targets, confident that few would believe anyone who dared complain. (Snip) Between February 2006 and November 2012, it states, they stole more than $500,000 in cash, drugs, and personal property - all while using

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Police mimicking the politicians; why not?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/31/2014 1:21:32 PM     (No. 9948002)

Just as not all cops are bad, some cops aren´t good. Their ability to to arrest and use lethal force should hold them to a higher standard than those they ´protect´.

Some of my contacts with cops in their ´professional´ capacity have been downright scarey.




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Reply 2 - Posted by: bkt23, 7/31/2014 1:32:53 PM     (No. 9948016)

Gang thugs with badges. Wonderful.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: debaser, 7/31/2014 2:15:48 PM     (No. 9948086)

Shaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnee!!!!!!!!
Vick Mackey could not be reached for comment.

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