Female cops face a blue wall of silence when reporting sexual harassment
Richard Ross resigned after ignoring sexual harassment claims filed by a female officer. Could there be a systemic problem within the Philadelphia Police Department?Listen 17:05
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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross resigned last week after failing to address sexual harassment allegations filed by a female officer, with whom he allegedly had an affair. The incident illustrates a failure across police administration to address similar complaints for years. WHYY’s Nina Feldman and Ryan Briggs explain why this could be a sign of a systemic problem.
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