As Taylor was being taken the police lockup, he told detectives that the confession was false and that he was in jail at the time of the murders after being arrested in a nearby park for fighting. Following up on Taylor’s claim that he was in jail at the time of the murders, police found jail records showing that Taylor had indeed been arrested at 6:45 p.m. on November 16, 1992. A bond slip with Taylor’s signature was time-stamped at 10 p.m.—more than an hour after the murders.
Go read it, it’s a long story. Suffice it to say in the end a man spent 20 years in prison and finally was released after the feds started exposing all the corruption. Then all the sudden they were willing to do their jobs.
State Sponsored Criminals: All of the Chicago PD
Because why do your job when you can coerce a confession out of someone. Who cares if you catch the real criminal, the bottom line is someone’s behind bars right?
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.