Police ignored, mishandled sex assaults reported by disabled
Patients at California’s board-and-care centers for the developmentally disabled have accused caretakers of molestation and rape 36 times during the past four years. Only one arrest has been made.
The latest story in our Broken Shield investigation uncovers shocking cases of alleged abuse at the state’s five developmental centers that were ignored or mishandled by the state-run police force assigned to protect them. Read the full story to learn more.
Image taken from our new video graphic novel “In Jennifer’s Room,” telling one young disabled woman’s heartbreaking story.