Campus cops have jurisdiction over a population that is, generally speaking, relatively young and uncertain its rights, and also inclined to do some testing of rules and acting out. Christopher Moraff in the Washington Posttakes a look at what results:
Last month the libertarian site ReasonTV profiled the case of Andrew Sadek, a 20-year-old student at North Dakota State College of Science who turned up dead of a gunshot to the head in 2014. Sadek had been working as a confidential informant for a shadowy multi-county drug task force with ties to his campus police department.
About a year before his death, Sadek became ensnared in law enforcement’s version of a pyramid scheme. He was caught selling $80 worth of marijuana on campus to an informant who was also seeking leniency from the task force. Sadek in turn was instructed to make five small pot purchases from other unsuspecting dealers to clear…
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