The N.Y.P.D.’s Ticket-Fixing Scandal – NYTimes.com

The N.Y.P.D.’s Ticket-Fixing Scandal – NYTimes.com.

Editorial

The Ticket-Fixing Scandal

The arrest of 16 New York City police officers in the Bronx last week, 11 of them for fixing tickets, was bad enough. What added to the outrage was the thuggish behavior of a crowd of off-duty police officers who went to the courthouse to support their accused colleagues. Some chanted “Down with the D.A.!” in reference to Robert Johnson, the Bronx district attorney whose office is prosecuting these cases. Others mocked welfare recipients who were lined up at a benefits office near the courthouse.

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