Brooklyn DA’s List of Cops with Suspect Credibility Exposes Ugly Culture of Lying 

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The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office in New York released a list of New York Police Department officers who have been questioned over their credibility (Shutterstock).

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office in New York released a list of New York Police Department officers with alleged credibility issues. Seven of the officers that made the list have been identified as “agency adverse credibility findings,” which means Brooklyn’s DA wouldn’t call them to testify in court as the sole witness.

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The list was released by Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez’s office following a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from WNYC and Gothamist. The document lists 54 NYPD officers whose testimonies have been questioned by a judge on credibility. 

In a statement, Gonzalez stated that he released the names to enhance transparency between the department and communities as a part of his Justice 2020 action plan. 

“Officers names, including those who are…

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