J-Lab Episode 23: Reporting domestic abuse by police officers, with Alexandra Heal of TBIJ


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By Civic Journalism Lab and Civic Journalism Lab at Newcastle University. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Alexandra Heal is an investigative reporter whose work for the Bureau of Investigative Journalism on domestic abuse by police officers won her the Private Eye Paul Foot Award 2020. Alexandra’s reporting has also led to lawyers submitting a nationwide "super-complaint" with police regulators. In this episode, Alexandra explains how her research and reporting discovered close to 90 women with terrible stories of domestic abuse by police forces and the shocking indifference, sometimes even collusion, of fellow officers. You can read her original story here: https://www.thebureauinvestigates.com/stories/2019-05-01/police-perpetrators-domestic-violence

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