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Topic - Troy Rawlings
After concerns about police credibility torpedoed more than 120 cases in one Utah police department last year, several prosecutors have started surveying officers about their credibility.
FBI agents working alongside Utah state prosecutors in a wide-ranging corruption investigation have uncovered accusations of wrongdoing by two of the U.S. Senate's most prominent figures — Majority Leader Harry Reid and rising Republican Sen. Mike Lee — but the Justice Department has thwarted their bid to launch a full federal investigation.
If they don't, Rawlings said prosecutors risk losing their case and possibly their law license.
The practice may keep his office from having cases thrown out or threatened because of police credibility, Rawlings told The Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/1hkfAju ).