By Murray Weiss
The New York Post
NEW YORK — The number of NYPD cops using drugs, stealing property — even from the dead — and committing other acts of corruption, including extorting sex from female suspects, spiked sharply last year, according to a confidential NYPD report.
The astonishing wrongdoing in cluded everything from cops solicit ing sex in exchange for overlooking crimes to stealing credit cards from the homes of dead people to hiring a hit man to commit murder.
NYPD corruption cases surged in 2006