Incidentally, another decorated rogue cop named Dave Cox was brought to Justice in Corvalis, Oregon after he issued a bogus DUI charge to a family member of my blogger friend Lucidiocy at "A Parliament of One."
The main disparity between Liko and Brian should be non sequitur. It doesn't matter that Brian never got in any trouble, or that Liko did. The fact remains that their constitutional rights were violated by men with a badge; men who were allowed to misuse their power while their superiors turned a blind eye.
Here's a post about the pending arguments against the Death Penalty in NH, some of which involve racism, and here is what State Rep. Renny Cushing said about the Death Penalty after a rogue cop murdered his father.
Related link: 8,500 reads on my Nashua Telegraph Death Penalty forum.