This transcript of the S.F. police department's Feb. 26 interview with Deborah Madden just became public last night, and it's some jaw-dropping reading. You can read it for yourself (see huge (.pdf) here). As you can see, it kind of grabs you right from the start:
INSP. KELLER: I think it’s probably something that you’re not [unintelligible] right now. But I’ve known, I’ve known you for a lot [unintelligible] probably never have seen me. But I’ve had a lot of narcotics arrests, I’ve been on the Police Department almost thirty years, okay. You’re always very well respected Debbie. But right now we have a huge problem, okay. Not only is the Police Department going to be in a lot of trouble, all these lab samples or whatever, whenever this started, all these people can be released from jail and you’re causing a huge nightmare for the City. But if we could find out from you maybe when this started, when you started. You know, like I’ll just try it or whatever maybe it’ll make me feel better. Maybe it started back in May, okay. But at least we know where to start our problem, where to start looking and figuring out what to do for the City. You don’t want to ruin the integrity that...
Defense attorneys are gonna have a field day with this. And that's only one of the things they got thanks to a judge's order yesterday (free reg req.).