“It is not an overstatement to describe the arrests in Tulia as an atrocity”. The entire operation was the work of a single police officer who claimed to have conducted an 18-month undercover operation. The arrests were made solely on the word of this officer, Tom Coleman, a white man with a wretched work history, who routinely referred to black people as “n*****s” and who frequently found himself in trouble with the law. [Daypop Top 40]Disgusting! I’m glad I finally joined the ACLU yesterday.