They relentlessly slaughtered 61 people, splitting spleens, smashing heads, crushing bones, justifying the havoc with allegations of stonethrowing and knife assaults.
They tampered with evidence (as with the fake molotov cocktail) to arrest 93 innocent people.
What has been denounced for over a year and a half by scores of witnesses is now surfacing from official acts as well.
The minutes of the police officers' interrogations, report naive confessions of thoughtlessnesses, strainings, exaggerations, and mistakes, aimed in the end to unburden all responsibilities on rome's "reparto mobile" (headed by Vincenzo Canterini).
All the while, hidden in the background, Valerio Donnini (boss of the celere division and of the special anti-riot squad) casts his creeping shadow over the whole affair.