Corrupt Philly Cop Pleads Guilty to Robbery, Weapons Charges, Turns State’s Evidence

not the only onebooking photoLast year, the FBI arrested veteran Philadelphia police officer Jeffrey Walker, accusing him of planting drugs on and stealing money from suspects. He has now pled guilty and is cooperating with the FBI in identifying more corrupt cops, just as the drug dealer who turned state’s evidence and provided the feds with incriminating evidence against Walker. The local ABC affiliate reports:

Since he was arrested Walker has been cooperating with the FBI. That cooperation led to a search of the Schuylkill River for a safe that was never found.

Walker has also been naming others.

His lawyer says the investigation involves too many cops and civilians to count, and he says there's a lot of money involved.

"At the end of the day it's going to result in a significant amount of indictments, we believe, and significant police corruption being uncovered in the city," [his attorney Thomas] Fitzpatrick said.

Walker is scheduled to be sentenced in May. He faces up to life in prison and $500,000 in fines. In November, 53 more convictions were overturned because they relied at least in part on the discredited work of Walker.

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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    His lawyer says the investigation involves too many cops and civilians to count, and he says there's a lot of money involved.

    Probably would be easier to name the ones he didn't know were on the take or otherwise corrupt.

  • Swiss Servator, mehr Käse!||

    "Well, there was that one guy....uh, whatshisname....? I'll get back to you if I can remember any clean ones"

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Walker was tripped up by a drug dealer who was cooperating with the FBI. Walker approached the dealer with a plan to set up and rob another drug dealer.

    They went to a bar on West Girard Avenue last May where Walker was videotaped planting cocaine in the other dealer's car.

    When that man left the bar, Walker had him pulled over and arrested. He then went to the man's house on Florence Avenue and stole $15,000 cash and five pounds of marijuana.

    Walker was arrested by the FBI as he left the house.

    There's no way this is isolated to Filthadelpia (terrible as that place is). I have to think the only reason more cops don't get picked up by the feds is because they're not setting up more stings.

  • ||

    Sure, we still take bribes, plant evidence, destroy evidence, lie under oath, etc., etc., but we're very professional about it now.

  • The Late P Brooks||

    But all those good cops, who minded their own business and looked the other way, are still heroes, right?

  • Rasilio||

    corrupt...cop

    Isn't that a bit redundant?

  • Almanian!||

    He has now pled guilty and is cooperating with the FBI

    Dirty cops handling the dirty-cop case. Perfect.

  • db||

    Who will be the Whitey Bulger.of Philadelphia?

  • Invisible Finger||

    Don't ask me if this link works, it's just the perfect place for it.

    http://www.pandora.com/nationa.....d-children

  • robc||

    Considering he has a history of being discredited, will his evidence be usable against cops?

  • db||

    Ask James Clapper.

  • mr simple||

    Corruption in Philly? Never!

    He has now pled guilty and is cooperating with the FBI in identifying more corrupt cops, just as the drug dealer who turned state’s evidence and provided the feds with incriminating evidence against Walker.

    Soon, everyone will turn state's evidence and the case will be closed.

  • db||

    AHAAHAAHAAAHAAA HAA!

    Fire them all and build it anew.

  • Invisible Finger||

    Are there mandatory minimums for corrupt police?

  • R C Dean||

    I'm pretty sure that, if they get caught, they get a minimum one month paid vacation.

  • RishJoMo||

    Oh wow, a crooked cop AND a snitch. Off with his head!

    www.Anon-Works.com

  • Seamus_Cameron||

    Anybody surprised? Anybody?

    Bueler, Bueler?

  • Dread Pirate Roberts||

    Dirty Cop Turns Snitch is hardly one of those Man Bites Dog stories.

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