One thing that all cops do is to cover up crimes when the crimes are committed by cops. The blue code of silence is harsh, immediate, and effective, and any cop who commits a crime is sure in the knowledge that other police officers will protect him and cover up the crime. (We see this movie a lot in authoritarian organizations: cf. military, Catholic church, etc.)
Scott Greenfield has an interesting post the blog Simple Justice:
Omar Rendon was a sergeant in the Marines, which is detailed so you realize that he was one of the good guys. You know, the brave heroes everybody talks about, who deserve our thanks. And indeed, they do, and he does. And he is a good guy, which didn’t really help him much.
From the Daily News:
Omar Rendon, 25, a former Marine sergeant, said he was sitting in his Acura sedan in…
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