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Law Enforcement: This Week's Corrupt Cops Stories

A Boston cop goes to prison for being muscle for drug dealers, and a Miami-area cop and two prison guards get caught up in a massive Oxycontin and health fraud scandal. Let's get to it:

In Boston, a former Boston police officer was sentenced July 29 to 11 years in federal prison for acting as an enforcer for drug dealers. Former Officer Jose Ortiz, 46, pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to extort $265,000 from a man targeted by Colombian drug dealers working in the area. In the scheme, dealers approached a man seeking people who would work in their drug sales business, then told him one of the people he recommended had ripped them off and he was responsible. In August 2006, Ortiz showed up in uniform at the man's workplace, saying he was there on behalf of the dealers, who would kill the man if he did not pay $265,000. In May 2007, the man, who had gone to the FBI with the threats, gave Ortiz $4,000 in cash and four kilos of cocaine in a Revere parking lot. The FBI then swooped down on Ortiz and arrested him.

In Miami, a Hialeah police officer and two Miami-Dade corrections officers were arrested Wednesday along with 59 other people in an illegal Oxycontin and healthcare fraud ring. Fifty-two of the 62 people arrested were Miami-Dade employees, including 17 bus drivers, 10 bus attendants, five school security guards, and six garbage men. Hialeah Police Officer Danette Dell and jail guards Lori Lucky and Reginald Fletcher are among those facing grand theft and other charges in the scam, in which government employees used their health benefits to buy Oxycontin, then resell the pills on the black market.

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police officers arrested for drugs

It's amazing that the media will talk about drug dealers getting caught but not about officers who would violate their oaths to protect the public.

I live in Miami and you have

I live in Miami and you have no idea of the corruption here. Never mind the President castigating Afghanistans President for political and police corruption. He needs to look at Miami.

Miami is Cuban political,official,police corruption unlike anything you can fathom and I say this as a Cuban American.

I know a bad cop

99% of Law Enforcement People abide by the law and have morals, but they are people and there are some corrupt ones. I know a Massachusetts State Trooper who is more crooked than anyone I've met in my life. Sad.

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This is a fitting website that you all might like. www.dumbazzcops.com

corruption in hialeah police department

I have my license suspended because of two crooked cops in hialeah.

One of them was doing an investigation on me and he was hacking my computers and he would get inside my house when I was not home, when I called the cops to report his abuses, they put me into a mental hospital in two different occasions.

I need some advice please, I need legal, ethical advice.

Thanks in advance,

 

Roberto J. Torres

2837 w 75 street

Hiealeah, fl 33018

786-399-4128

Your respond

I am very interested to know if you can recall some names, perhaps you were interviewed by twins? they are DTs ...surely had a very, very bad encounter...let me know

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