17 NYPD cops indicted in ticket fixing scandal

17 New York City Police Officers have been indicted by a Bronx grand jury in the latest episode of the wide-ranging investigation. The NYPD Internal Affairs Bureau began the investigation 3 years ago when an officer being investigated for ties to a drug gang made incriminating statements about ticket fixing on a wiretap.

The investigation began in the Bronx, however it has now spread throughout the city. As many as 400 police officers face departmental charges.

For more on the story go to The New York Daily News.

Related article on the decrease in traffic summonses.

About Attorney John J. MacLaughlan

John MacLaughlan is Massachusetts licensed attorney as well as a Boston police officer. John is currently assigned to the Youth Violence Strike Force (Gang Unit). He is a graduate of the Massachusetts School of Law with a concentration in Labor Law. He holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell as well as a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. John has taught Defensive Tactics, Firearms, Use of Force, Applied Patrol Procedures, and Police Response to Active Shooters to sworn police officers and police academy recruits. Prior to becoming a Boston Police Officer, John served for 9 years as a police officer in Lowell, where he was a member of the Police Dive Team and Patrol Rifle Team.
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