Skip to comments.17 Baltimore Police Officers Charged In Extortion Scheme
Posted on 02/23/2011 8:58:06 PM PST by The Magical Mischief Tour
ROSEDALE, Md. (WJZ)An elaborate extortion scheme generating thousands of dollars. Wednesday night, investigators say it was Baltimore City police officers and the owners of a local business who were behind it all.
Kelly McPherson explains how investigators say the operation worked.
In a more than two yearlong investigation, federal authorities claim 17 officers took kickbacks for illegally steering car accident victims to a Rosedale auto body shop.
(Excerpt) Read more at baltimore.cbslocal.com ...
Chop shop cops?
Cant fire em they are onion members 8)
Dirty cops, now we all know that that is not possible.
But but they are Union.......
Just padding their miniscule retirement pensions.The poor guys.
And there are people on this site that get angry when I post that because of some rogue cops, it makes everyone have less trust in any police officer they meet.
Stories like this. Stories about cops shooting animals for barking or being in their back yard. Cops home invading peoples’ homes and murdering them, only to find they get the address wrong. When cops stopped being peace officers and turned into law enforcement officers, that’s where this mindset shift began.
It all has a cumulative effect on the public. When cops are no longer looking to protect and serve, but looking at everyone equally as potential threats they’re ready to take down, you’re living in a police state. With lots of immunity and covering for (after all you gotta cover for others because you don’t want something happening to you on patrol).
pay up or the poodle gets it!
Now you know why I left Baltimore a long time ago.
Used to be you could trust the cops. I knew a bunch of them. Even helped one solve a murder and my sister helped capture a credit card stealing ring and a serial burglar. The cops, back then, did real foot work, and got results and major convictions.
Today, you don’t know who to trust and I can’t believe how many Hispanic names are on that list of suspects? SOmeone said they were Puerto Ricans. Doesn’t speak well for them even if it a small number.
Maybe the new mayor and the police commissioner are really trying to clean up the cesspool known as Baltimore. I wish them well, but it’s not the city I grew up in and was proud of. I visit once in a while but I’ll never go back.
PS: My son’s a federal police officer, and a damned good one. Earned his “streets” in Iraq.
Baltimore is corrupt enough. We thought we could trust the police.
It’s pronounced Balt’more. The ‘I’ is silent. :)
Typical libs, liars, cheaters all!
In a more than two yearlong investigation"
Oh my Lord. Who wrote this? A crackhead? Anyway, if true, they should be fired and prosecuted.
Read the names in the article. Notice a pattern??? (They are foreign hires as part of a city program to... um.. hire a bunch of foreigners to be police... seriously.)
So...the city is pissed that the cops are getting the kick back instead of them (through their city approved contract).
*(In Before The I’m Shocked Guy From Casablanca)
When I lived there (10 years), it was pronounced:
the same people would say:
which was Baltimoron for “down to the ocean, hon”
Maryland “Freak State” PING!
It’s Highlandtown Dutch. (Can you believe there’s actually a name for that dialect?)
If you think cops are crooked now read about police during prohibition. Some of the books I’ve read many police departments were just another arm of the mafia.