Media Roundtable: USA TODAY investigation finds widespread retaliation against police whistleblowers – KALW

Published January 14, 2022 at 12:29 AM PST

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On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we discuss a USA Today investigation about law enforcement agencies around the country that threaten and retaliate against internal whistleblowers who expose misconduct by their fellow officers.

Guest:

Gina Barton, award winning investigative reporter for USA TODAY covering criminal justice

Web Resources:

USA TODay: Behind the Blue Wall of Silence

USA Today: Dead rats, death threats, destroyed careers. How law enforcement punishes its whistleblowers

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Malihe Razazan is the senior producer of KALW’s daily call-in program, Your Call.

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Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.