Tracking Danger

Number 26129
Subject Police
Source The E.W. Scripps Company (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Year 2013
Publication Date March 21, April 2, 3, 10, 16, 2013
Summary Two men murdered in a matter of days in seemingly unrelated incidents. A shootout in Texas with a Colorado parolee on the run. Call7 Investigator Theresa Marchetta breaking exclusive information in the days that followed that would broaden the size and scope of the investigation. Her series of Call7 Breaking News Investigations uncovers the catastrophic failure of Colorado’s parole division. Failures that allowed a parolee identified as high risk and assigned a specially trained officer, to commit murder- twice. A parolee absconder who Marchetta uncovered committed both murders as parole officers ignored critical alerts. Marchetta holds officials accountable for the fatal oversights and presses for meaningful changes to better protect Coloradans.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords police; murder
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