A Plot Cliché – “We can protect you”

A witness is afraid of retribution by a criminal, so a police officer or district attorney says:

“If you tell us, we can protect you,” or
“If you testify, we can protect you.”

Really? More often than not, the witness is assassinated soon after.

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Author: teawithsugar31

Nesanel ben Yitzchok HaLevi

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