Working to keep someone out of prison a change for former cop Sat, May 16 2015 12:00 PM

Editor's note: While Tom Basinski receives hospice care, The Star-News is publishing archived columns. This column first appeared May 20, 2011.

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Troubled by feelings about the police

When photographer Rick Eaton passed along a photo of Chula Vista police subduing a man outside the El Primero in April, I felt a sense of relief mixed with a smidge of joy and a pinch of pride. Followed by a tablespoon of consternation. The suspec [..]

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Judgment against cops is a reminder that truth is elusive

The Star-News is publishing archived columns. This column first appeared April 16, 2010.

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Cops have the last laugh in: Case of the planted evidence

The Star-News is publishing archived columns written by Tom Basinski. Today’s column first appeared April 2, 2010.

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It may not be funny or politically correct, but speech is protected

While Tom Basinski receives hospice care, The Star-News is publishing archived columns. This column first appeared March 5, 2010.

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