Putting the Bad in Badge

“His conviction is likely to be viewed as a key moment of accountability for law enforcement officers who abuse their position: out of the hundreds of police officers terminated for sexual abuse in recent years, only a small number faced criminal charges and even fewer were convicted. And black women are especially liable to be their targets.” The Guardian on the conviction of Daniel Holtzclaw, a former Oklahoma police officer found guilty of numerous counts of rape.

+ Buzzfeed: The 13 women who accused a cop of sexual assault, in their own words.

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