Blind Spots: Sexual Assault Allegation Exposes Self-Policing Prison System
Robert Adams alleges that a guard sodomized him with a baton. A year-long investigation into his story uncovered a system plagued by retaliation and primed for abuse.
This investigation was published in partnership with The Intercept.
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Nationwide, nearly half of sexual abuse allegations made in prisons are against correctional officers.
Akash Mehta contributed reporting.
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