An example is police officers accepting bribes in exchange for not reporting organized drug or prostitution rings or other illegal activities. Another example is police officers ignoring the police code of conduct in order to be fully able to catch suspects (for example using forged evidence). Another, very rare, example would be police and other government entities deliberately and systematically participating in organized crime themselves.
GREED OFTEN BEHIND POLICE CORRUPTION SPECIALISTS SAY OFFICERS ALSO SUCCUMB TO JOB FRUSTRATION AND POWER ISSUES
Feb 07, 1988; The indictment of State Trooper John Z. Naimovich for allegedly leaking confidential law enforcement information to the Mafia is...