some supporters in the law enforcement community who testified that he probably thought his actions followed an accepted practice.I'd love to see the transcript of that testimony. I wonder if they testified he "probably thought" that was okay because he received poor training, or because other officers do it and it happens all the time?
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Snitch agreement gone awry in Fredericksburg
A Fredericksburg, TX police officer was convicted of a third degree felony for returning marijuana taken from a snitch in exchange for a promise to cooperate. Though his actions were illegal, reported the San Antonio Express News ("Snitch agreement goes awry," June 20), there were