Amtrak Top Cop Under Investegation

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Ryan

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This certainly doesn't look good on the face of it.

Shame too, otherwise seems she's done a pretty good job.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/amtrak-police-chief-polly-hanson-under-investigation-for-fraud-conflict-of-interest/2016/08/17/2d6c1fac-64cb-11e6-96c0-37533479f3f5_story.html

Amtraks inspector general has launched a fraud and conflict of interest investigation involving the rail systems top law enforcement officer, her alleged boyfriend and a counterterrorism contract she helped oversee, according to federal court documents.

Amtrak Police Chief Polly Hanson, who oversees 500 sworn officers and other personnel across the country, was deeply involved in preparing a contract that was awarded to ABS Consulting in May 2014, according to a statement from the inspector general filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Hanson who also has served as chief of Metro Transit Police and executive director of the Strategic Services Bureau of the D.C. police force failed to disclose the nature of her relationship with Kerry Thomas, senior director for Homeland Security Support Programs for ABS, the documents allege.
 

Bob Dylan

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Corruption and favoritism in DC! Who woulda thunk it?

Business as usual it says here!
 

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Just wait till you see the stuff that will tumble out of the NJ HSR Project's closet, when it is eventually investigated by the Inspector General. ;)
 

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This certainly doesn't look good on the face of it.

Shame too, otherwise seems she's done a pretty good job.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/amtrak-police-chief-polly-hanson-under-investigation-for-fraud-conflict-of-interest/2016/08/17/2d6c1fac-64cb-11e6-96c0-37533479f3f5_story.html

Amtraks inspector general has launched a fraud and conflict of interest investigation involving the rail systems top law enforcement officer, her alleged boyfriend and a counterterrorism contract she helped oversee, according to federal court documents.

Amtrak Police Chief Polly Hanson, who oversees 500 sworn officers and other personnel across the country, was deeply involved in preparing a contract that was awarded to ABS Consulting in May 2014, according to a statement from the inspector general filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.

Hanson who also has served as chief of Metro Transit Police and executive director of the Strategic Services Bureau of the D.C. police force failed to disclose the nature of her relationship with Kerry Thomas, senior director for Homeland Security Support Programs for ABS, the documents allege.
Sorry Ryan, she came straight out of that Industrialized Homeland "Anything for Security" cesspool, which is full of nothing but peddling fear so that cronies (see the Chertoff group) can get backdoor contracts just like this one and keep the money trough full for the pigs.

Good to see some of these scumbags finally reaping what they sow. Stuff like this is straight up theft from the taxpayer.
 
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Just-Thinking-51

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Corruption and favoritism in DC! Who woulda thunk it?

Business as usual it says here!
Business as usual, is that not the defense of governors when charged with corruption.
 

Bob Dylan

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Corruption and favoritism in DC! Who woulda thunk it?

Business as usual it says here!
Business as usual, is that not the defense of governors when charged with corruption.
Yep, especially in Illinois,Jersey,Virginia,and New York!
Come to think of it,everywhere from the Courthouse to the White House!
 
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Face it Folks, Washington DC is the city of the big club and as the late George Carlin once said "and you and I are not in the big club". I am waiting for the big club to help the people and run the national passenger railroad system correctly.
 
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