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FRONTLINE; When Cops Go Bad

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When Cops Go Bad
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FRONTLINE is investigative journalism that questions, explains and changes our world. Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience.

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The corrupting influence of drug money is now listed as the number one threat to the integrity of police forces. Investigates this crisis in three communities in Miami, Florida; Los Angeles, California and Sea Girt, New Jersey.

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