Police lying persists, even amid an explosion of video evidence that has allowed the public to test officers’ credibility.
- Joseph Goldstein
- The New York Times
Officer Nector Martinez took the witness stand in a Bronx courtroom on Oct. 10, 2017, and swore to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help him God.
There had been a shooting, Officer Martinez testified, and he wanted to search a nearby apartment for evidence.
Officer Martinez said she set the bag down “in the middle of the doorway” — directly in his path.
“I picked it…