10 Of The Most Corrupt Police Forces In The World

10. United States

While it’s been the frequency of shootings by US law enforcement officers that has caught the headline news recently, it’s important not to overlook the large number of corruption scandals that have emerged across the country. One of the most notorious was the rampart scandal involving the LAPD, where at least 70 officers active in the anti-gang unit in Los Angeles in the late 1990s, were found to have planted false evidence, shot individuals unnecessarily, dealt in drugs and carried out thefts. More recently, a drugs ring within a Texas police force was uncovered in which officers had made hundreds of thousands by using their authority to confiscate drugs and cash from dealers and runners and selling the narcotics to their contacts.
10. United States