by Tim Stelloh

“Before announcing the verdict, Justice Reichbach scolded the department for what he described as a widespread culture of corruption endemic in its drug units.

‘I thought I was not naïve,’ he said. ‘But even this court was shocked, not only by the seeming pervasive scope of misconduct but even more distressingly by the seeming casualness by which such conduct is employed.'”

UPDATE:  And here is Gothamist’s take on it.