NYPD Cops Lie And Plant Evidence To Meet Quotas

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 3 weeks ago

Via 357 Magnum, this report from New York.

A former NYPD narcotics detective snared in a corruption scandal testified it was common practice to fabricate drug charges against innocent people to meet arrest quotas.

The bombshell testimony from Stephen Anderson is the first public account of the twisted culture behind the false arrests in the Brooklyn South and Queens narc squads, which led to the arrests of eight cops and a massive shakeup.

Anderson, testifying under a cooperation agreement with prosecutors, was busted for planting cocaine, a practice known as “flaking,” on four men in a Queens bar in 2008 to help out fellow cop Henry Tavarez, whose buy-and-bust activity had been low.

“Tavarez was … was worried about getting sent back [to patrol] and, you know, the supervisors getting on his case,” he recounted at the corruption trial of Brooklyn South narcotics Detective Jason Arbeeny.

“Did you observe with some frequency this … practice which is taking someone who was seemingly not guilty of a crime and laying the drugs on them?” Justice Gustin Reichbach asked Anderson.

“Yes, multiple times,” he replied.

The judge pressed Anderson on whether he ever gave a thought to the damage he was inflicting on the innocent.

“It was something I was seeing a lot of, whether it was from supervisors or undercovers and even investigators,” he said.

“It’s almost like you have no emotion with it, that they attach the bodies to it, they’re going to be out of jail tomorrow anyway; nothing is going to happen to them anyway.”

Nah.  No record, no night in jail, no inability to get jobs, nothing.  Nothing is going to happen to them anyway.  Nothing.

This is what happens when you take corrupt men and put them in charge of prosecuting an unnecessary and immoral war on the American people.

Quotas.  Hardening of the heart to the plight of the victims.  Lying.  Cheating.  Falsification of documents.  Violation of your oath.  Harming other men for the sake of your own advancement.

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  1. On July 1, 2019 at 10:22 pm, Longbow said:

    No! I just don’t wanna believe that!

  2. On July 2, 2019 at 12:26 pm, 41mag said:

    So like before, when a cop is beating you, or is invading your home, what can be done in defense?

  3. On July 2, 2019 at 8:26 pm, Longbow said:

    41Mag,

    Just submit and comply! Show ’em what a good little serf you are! And if you get sodomized with a baton, or your wife gets finger fucked by some zealous cop on the side of the road, (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x8uWxmpIAQ) well…

    you can always work it out in Court. Right?

  4. On July 3, 2019 at 11:25 am, Jim Wiseman said:

    They’ve got to guilty of something, so we’ll plant evidence on them for an excuse to arrest them.

  5. On July 3, 2019 at 8:23 pm, DAN III said:

    ALCON,

    Get the book “Serpico”. See the movie by the same name.

    The corruption in the NYPD is as old as NYC itself. And remember….there are no good cops.

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