Burying the Truth . . .
by Patrick O'Brien
On Christmas Eve 2007 I sent an email to the commissioner of New Zealand police. Attached to the email was a copy of my letter to the Chief Justice of New Zealand, Dame Sian Elias.
The letter was a confession of perjury, outlining how, as an undercover police officer, I had tampered with evidence and told lies in court to obtain convictions against my targets while working as an agent-provocateur for the Crown.
Today, five years later, the one question often asked of me — “why haven’t you been arrested” — remains unanswered.
Here’s a clock that counts the days:
Some background material and a summary of events . . .