Crime and Justice

  • An investigation into one of the largest gun thefts in United States history, this Emmy award-winning production takes the viewer undercover to reveal a world of criminal greed, cheap guns, and corporate neglect.

  • Based on a report first published in CIR's journal, Muckraker, this three-part television news series focused on the relationship between firearm casualties and the phenomenon of 'straw sales,' with undercover evidence showing that at least one local gun dealer has violated the spirit, if not the letter, of regulations prohibiting such sales.

  • What do law enforcement agencies do with the millions of dollars in cash and property that they seize in drug busts every year? Reporter Sarah Henry reveals that asset-forfeiture programs do not require outside audits, which has allowed cops to skim forfeited cash, and law-enforcement departments to use seized money to fund other operations.

  • What do law enforcement agencies do with the millions of dollars in cash and property that they seize in drug busts every year? Reporter Sarah Henry reveals that asset-forfeiture programs do not require outside audits, which has allowed cops to skim forfeited cash, and law-enforcement departments to use seized money to fund other operations.

  • Virulently anti-Semitic, racist and anti-Christian, the Florida-based Church of the Creator has been preaching its violent doctrine of Creativity since the 1970s. Reporter Sarah Henry reveals that skinheads adopted the Church's ideology as the platform for their campaign of violence.

  • This investigation uncovers charges that a chain of for-profit mental hospitals used unscrupulous marketing techniques to 'recruit' patients. The hospitals then held patients hostage to maximize payments from a US Defense Department health plan. The story revealed further evidence of abuse: inadequate staffing, use of unlicensed personnel, and inappropriate treatment.

  • Recent government reports reveal that murder is the leading cause of on-the-job death among women. Reporter Sarah Henry reports that many women work in places that leave them vulnerable to attacks and armed robbery attempts.

  • Virulently anti-Semitic, racist and anti-Christian, the Florida-based Church of the Creator has been preaching its violent doctrine of Creativity for twenty years. Reporter Sarah Henry reveals that skinheads have now adopted the Church's ideology as the platform for their campaign of violence.

  • Civil rights attorneys say that minority kids are being harassed for looking delinquent.

  • This story explores how loopholes in gun laws have left federal agents frustrated in their efforts to crack down on questionable gun sales. This investigation also explains how a major California gun dealer has flourished despite a history of questionable gun sales.

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