If a unit of the local police department is entirely dedicated to drug investigations, one would put some level of trust in their competency to double-check facts before raiding a home with guns drawn and masks on. But in far too many cases during this nationwide “War on Drugs”, one’s trust would be misplaced.
In one of the more recently reported botched drug raids, a family was ripped from their San Bruno home as officers looked for someone who didn’t even live there. Now the family is suing, but the local Sheriff’s Department admits no wrong-doing. [Read more…]