Criminal Justice Reform Turns to List of Problem Officers

Critics say prosecutors fail to keep track of problem officers or hide that information from defense attorneys.

  • Published 2 September 2019

BOSTON (AP) — During the 22 years he spent in prison after being convicted of killing a Boston police detective, Sean Ellis believed there was something suspicious about the officers who led the murder investigation. He just couldn't prove it. It would take years of digging and scores of public information requests from his attorneys to uncover evidence that several officers investigating the 1993 murder case were involved in criminal activity — information that wasn't… Read at AP News