Affiliation:Bay Area News Group, Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley, McClatchy, MediaNews Group, USA Today Network, Voice of San Diego, Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting
California's Criminal Cops, a six-month investigation by a coalition of newsrooms,
produced the largest searchable database of law enforcement officers with criminal
convictions ever assembled in California and a series of stories that exposed how the
state's secrecy around police misconduct shields problem officers and enables local
agencies to employ them.