From several dozen troopers facing criminal charges in an expansive payroll fiasco, to drunk-driving drill instructors and other one-offs, the follies continue.
THERE’S MUCH MORE TO THE MASS STATE POLICE SCANDAL THAN IS BEING REPORTED
After SPAM received the full payment, its then-treasurer told investigators that Pullman demanded a check for $250,000 for Lynch Associates, pounding the table and yelling “Stop breaking my f**cking balls and give me the check!” when the treasurer questioned him.
SMALL TOWN SWAT TEAM: A SPECIAL INVESTIGATION INTO THE ‘MILITARIZATION OF MAYBERRY’ IN MASS
An analysis of hundreds of pages of police records shows that small town police departments are amassing enormous arsenals, use SWAT in ways that go beyond their original mission, and are sometimes unable to properly select and train officers.