Follow me As she left office last month, Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg stated in a letter (embedded below) to U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez that the Albuquerque Police Department is comparable to a “criminal enterprise.” Brandenburg had decided not to seek a fifth term after she was targeted by the

Follow me In November, one of six people falsely imprisoned for murder filed motions to have the wages garnished and liens placed on the property of the deputies involved in the investigation. James Dean, along with five others dubbed the “Beatrice 6” had spent as long as 20 years in

Follow me The following post was shared with the CopBlock Network anonymously, via the CopBlock.org Submissions Page. It was originally published at the Pacific Standard by Sue Russell in September 2012 and reposted at Salon.com. Why Police Lineups Can’t Be Trusted The single biggest cause of wrongful convictions is mistaken

Follow me When he was just fourteen years old Lawrence Lorenzo Montoya, was arrested on suspicion of having committed a murder. Initially, he continually insisted that he was innocent and other evidence also indicated that was the case. In spite of that, Denver detectives concealed the evidence that would exonerate