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Argument: Drug legalization will reduce police corruption in illicit trade

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==Supporting evidence== ==Supporting evidence==
*[http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2002661006_sunstamper04.html Norm Stamper. "Legalize drugs — all of them". Los Angeles Times. December 4, 2005] - "As an illicit commodity, drugs cost and generate extravagant sums of (laundered, untaxed) money, a powerful magnet for character-challenged police officers. *[http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2002661006_sunstamper04.html Norm Stamper. "Legalize drugs — all of them". Los Angeles Times. December 4, 2005] - "As an illicit commodity, drugs cost and generate extravagant sums of (laundered, untaxed) money, a powerful magnet for character-challenged police officers.
:Although small in numbers of offenders, there isn't a major police force — the Los Angeles Police Department included — that has escaped the problem: cops, sworn to uphold the law, seizing and converting drugs to their own use, planting dope on suspects, robbing and extorting pushers, taking up dealing themselves, intimidating or murdering witnesses." :Although small in numbers of offenders, there isn't a major police force — the Los Angeles Police Department included — that has escaped the problem: cops, sworn to uphold the law, seizing and converting drugs to their own use, planting dope on suspects, robbing and extorting pushers, taking up dealing themselves, intimidating or murdering witnesses."

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Although small in numbers of offenders, there isn't a major police force — the Los Angeles Police Department included — that has escaped the problem: cops, sworn to uphold the law, seizing and converting drugs to their own use, planting dope on suspects, robbing and extorting pushers, taking up dealing themselves, intimidating or murdering witnesses."

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