In Hidalgo County, when it comes to law enforcement corruption, the feds like to make their arrests right before the holidays. On Christmas Eve, Commander Jose “Joe” Padilla, right-hand man to Sheriff Guadalupe “Lupe” Treviño was arrested on a seven-count …
Daily Archives: December 26, 2013
The Houston Police Department rarely punishes its officers for excessive force.
HPD’s discipline process, having evolved over decades of negotiations between the city and police union, now functions like a modern version of the notorious “code of silence.”