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Resource ID: #22719
Subject: Sexual Abuse
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Date: 08/13/2006



The series detailes a troubling, yet largely hidden phenomenon: the use of a police badge to extort sex. Across the country, the Inquirer found, hundreds of police officers, on duty and in uniform, have raped and assaulted women. The attacks go largely unpunished, in part because many victims, frightened and intimidated, do not report the crimes.

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