Sometimes It Is Hard to Distinguish Who the Good Guys Are From the Bad Guys | Beaufort County Now | Sometimes the is a very thin line between honest law enforcement and dishonest practices which cause crimes to be committed that otherwise would never have done so. | beaufort observer, good guys, bad guys, law enforcement, dishonest practices, june 15, 2020

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Sometimes It Is Hard to Distinguish Who the Good Guys Are From the Bad Guys

Publisher's note: This post appears here courtesy of the Beaufort Observer.

    Sometimes the is a very thin line between honest law enforcement and dishonest practices which cause crimes to be committed that otherwise would never have done so. Double-agents, jail house informants and paid informants are common at all level of law enforcement and national security operations.

    Sources tell us that the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office is viewed by local criminals as the "biggest drug dealer" in the county. The hand over tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars to individuals of dubious character to purchase drugs as evidence in sting operations. Some are recruited by cutting deals with the to rat on other drug users and dealers in return for not being charged or for lesser charges.

    In recent years there has been a push to eliminate human trafficking. The scheme often used is for officers to bust prostitutes and then cut deals with them, often under threat of prosecution, to rat out the traffickers. Drugs are often involved in these operations. Officers will often place ads on illicit websites to draw in "johns" seeking sexual favors in return for money. It is impossible to really determine if the "crime" would have ever been committed had it not been for the ads enticing the "customers."

    One might argue that these crimes originate by police actions. Almost never do we hear of officials being charged with aiding and abetting but as one defense attorney told us: "this would never have happened except for the behavior of the police themselves..."

    Take the case of Jerry Varnell...

  • It's become a near-weekly occurrence. Somewhere in some state, the FBI will announce that they've foiled yet another terrorist plot and saved lives. However, as the data shows, the majority of these cases involve psychologically diminished patsies who've been entirely groomed, armed, and entrapped by FBI agents. Simply put, the FBI manufactures terror threats and then takes credit for stopping them.

    ...

    Read the full article HERE on The Free Thought Project.


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