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Wandering Eye: How often do police rape?, rethinking the Salem witch trials, and more

Wandering Eye: How often do police rape?, rethinking the Salem witch trials, and more

How often do police rape? The Associated Press dug into records and found about 1,000 police officers and prison guards who lost their licenses because of sex crimes or sexual misconduct over the past six years. It's certainly an undercount, the reporters say, because many cops are allowed to resign quietly instead of giving up their state license to be a cop—which allows them to sign on to another department: "And while there is a national index of decertified officers, contributing to it is voluntary and experts say the database, which is not open to the public, is...

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