Documents Show Fired Police Officer Asked for Sex From Woman He Arrested

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KQED has joined a coalition of news and legal organizations opposing an attempt before the State Supreme Court to block access to past records about police misconduct and deadly force when a law unsealing that information takes effect Jan. 1. (Alex Emslie/KQED)

The San Mateo County district attorney is looking to reopen an investigation against a fired Burlingame police officer. The cop was accused by three women of asking them for sex in exchange for help with their alleged crimes. The case was made public this week after Bay Area reporters received police records under a new transparency law that went into effect on Jan. 1.

Guest: Thomas Peele, investigative reporter with the Bay Area News Group