17 NYPD POLICE OFFICERS INDICTED IN TICKET-FIX SCANDAL
A grand jury in the Bronx has indicted 17 police officers with bribery, perjury, official misconduct, and other crimes for allegedly having made traffic summonses “disappear” for fellow officers, their friends and relatives. These officers — many of whom are officials working for the city’s largest police union, the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association – are expected to be suspended, have their weapons seized and then appear in court for arraignment early next week.
Hundreds of police officers are reportedly linked to the scandal.
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