Documents from the U.S. Department of State shows hundreds of diplomats have been pulled over for reckless driving, DWI and other serious offenses. NBC4 Washington spent six years fighting for the list, which it requested in 2008.
Still, the records aren’t complete. Some files were withheld for “national security” reasons, according to the report. The station also found many repeat offenders, including some that were not on the State Department’s list.
Reporter Tisha Thompson explains how the story came together in an article on NBC4’s website.