TABLES TURNED: Videotape vindicates drug suspects, leads to NYPD criminal charges
Published 06/13/2009, Associated Press
The revelations in New York have triggered internal affairs inquiries, transfers of commanders and reviews of dozens of other arrests involving the accused officers. Many drug defendants' cases have been tossed out. Others have won favorable plea deals. The misconduct "strikes at the very heart of our system of justice and erodes public confidence in our courts," said Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson.Word count: 1136
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