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

Published January 14, 2022 at 12:29 AM PST


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.


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.