5 Spectacular Police Screw-Ups

Some forms of police conduct are split-second decisions gone wrong -- officers who are too quick on the trigger (or the Taser) or react to conflict in ways that suggest they should never have gotten the job in the first place.

But then there are cases where mindless or outright corruption was going on for months or even years, and nobody involved ever raised his or her hand to say, "Uh, are we seriously still doing this?"