This was not a police courtesy that was done with a wink and a nod ... because of some sort of brotherhood. We discovered a hole in the system. Hopefully, that hole will be addressed.
"Ronald Malfi" is an American novelist whose genres include horror fiction/horror, thrillers, mainstream, and literary fiction. Malfi is also a musician, and for a time he fronted the Baltimore-based alternative rock band Nellie Blide. He currently lives in Maryland.More Ronald Malfi on Wikipedia.
With some tweaking, this type of penetration should be able to be avoided in the future.