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Thu Aug 6, 2020, 03:50 AM

4. The answer's in the article.

To end testilying, Levine said, “I would entirely change incentive structures.” Officers would be rewarded for reporting on their colleagues’ lies and scrutinized when their stories do not line up. They would no longer be able to coordinate their stories before testifying, a common procedure that lets them iron out potential inconsistencies. Nor could they watch bodycam footage before providing their version of events, another perk that’s not provided to civilians. Prosecutors would be rewarded for rooting out unconstitutional behavior. Officers who lie, and prosecutors who tolerate them, would be terminated immediately. In short, the system would encourage police officers and prosecutors to focus less on winning cases and more on following the rules, even when a constitutional violation stands in the way of a conviction.


They need to completely change the incentive structure. It would also help if they would treat officer's perjury as a serious criminal offense, with mandatory, significant prison time. And get cops and prosecutors out of bed with each other.

It's insane that we basically have our law enforcement run by an unaccountable criminal gang and that the problem has been allowed to fester and worsen over DECADES, and that practically nobody from either party has done anything meaningful to try to address, or even acknowledged, the problem.

I guess this is what it's like to live in a shithole country.

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