Fri, Feb 24, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
Disabled Patients and AbuseDownload audio (MP3)
A collaborative investigation between KQED and media partner California Watch has found that sloppy investigations at California state-run homes for the disabled have left hundreds of official abuse cases -- some even involving suspicious death -- unsolved. Some 1,800 men and women with developmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy live in five state-run facilities.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Jim Beall, California assemblymember (D) representing the 24th District
- Larry Ingraham, retired San Diego police officer and brother of Van Ingraham, a patient in the state's Fairview Developmental Center who died in 2007
- Ryan Gabrielson, public safety reporter for California Watch
- California Watch: Broken Shield
- Investigating a Pattern of Abuse at Developmental Centers : from The California Report
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