Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Police ignore corruption claims for eight years — forgot system password

Over 600 complaints of corruption involving the police in Delhi, India, were forwarded to police by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in 2006 — and sat there because no one at police headquarters knew the password, or how to operate the system.

The complete list: Most crooked cops of all-time

There are bad cops stories here and there, but ever wonder who might be on the worst cops of all-time list? Here’s the crooked cop Hall of Fame.

Slideshow: Crooked cops

From officers passed-out drunk while driving their cruisers, to prescription-drug scams, to simple abuse of authority; we present a rogue’s gallery of bent cops.

The Rampart Scandal Explodes

In the late 1990s, the corruption of the Los Angeles Police Department Rampart Division’s Community Resources Against Street Hoodlums (CRASH) anti-gang unit came to light. Disgraced officers were convicted of offenses such as planting false evidence, stealing, dealing illegal drugs, bank robbery, and perjury. Cops were proven to have committed unjustified beatings and shootings.

Chemist Who Confessed to Intentionally Faking Lab Results Is Arrested

Anne Dookhan, the Massachusetts chemist who lied about her education and confessed to falsifying drug test results repeatedly over the course of her nine year career in evidence handling, was arrested Friday at her home.

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