Friday, June 29, 2012

NYT Magazine on the complexity of snitching

Some of you may remember Alex White, the Atlanta informant who revealed the police corruption that killed 92-year-old Kathryn Johnston. This Sunday's NYT Magazine details the often unbelievable twists and turns of that saga, from Johnston's shooting to White's career as a snitch for multiple local and federal agencies, to the Congressional hearing and prosecutions that ensured. A great window into the police/informant world: A Snitch's Dilemma.