Derby City Betrayal

Derby City Betrayal

He aspired to protect and serve, a mission that he was born into: His father and siblings all pursued lives as police or firefighters around Louisville, Kentucky. Instead, he said he was coerced, harassed and raped by a senior officer who advised a mentorship program for teens interested in law enforcement. Now an adult, he’s pursuing civil litigation against the officers he said are responsible for his abuse. Take a dive into this scandal with Fox News Investigates and discover why this southern city is waiting for justice in our new podcast, “Derby City Betrayal”. Join Fox News Investigates as we explore a shocking tale of the sexual abuse of teenagers, police negligence and federal investigations in our inaugural podcast, “Derby City Betrayal.”

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October 16, 2019 30 sec
He aspired to protect and serve, a mission that he was born into: His father and siblings all pursued lives as police or firefighters around Louisville, Kentucky. Instead, he said he was coerced, harassed and raped by a senior officer who advised a mentorship program for teens interested in law enforcement. Now an adult, he’s pursuing civil litigation against the officers he said are responsible for his abuse. Take a dive into this...
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Season 2 of Fox News Investigates - "House of Broken Dreams: The Jennifer Kesse Story" Originally filed under the promise of secrecy, all seven sex abuse lawsuits in Louisville, Kentucky have become public – sparking a rash of outrage and illustrating a system of abuse and coercion within the police department’s Youth Explorer program. The lawsuits implicate at least three officers for directly abusing teens, and a number ...
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November 2, 2019 24 min
Season 2 of Fox News Investigates - "House of Broken Dreams: The Jennifer Kesse Story" If the sex abuse allegations within Louisville Metro Police Department’s mentorship program are a bombshell, then the decades of abuse within the national Youth Explorer program are a fully armed fleet of bombers. Seven victims have come forward with credible allegations of abuse in the Derby City, and hundreds more have done so national...
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November 2, 2019 33 min
Season 2 of Fox News Investigates - "House of Broken Dreams: The Jennifer Kesse Story" Police leadership in the Louisville Metro Police Department first heard of officers in their ranks sexually abusing teens in 2013. For years, the allegations went nowhere. Was it ineptitude and simple negligence, or something more nefarious, like corruption and a cover-up? In the second episode in our four-part series, we talk to local p...
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November 2, 2019 31 min
He aspired to protect and serve, a mission that he was born into: His father and siblings all pursued lives as police or firefighters around Louisville, Kentucky. Instead, he said he was coerced, harassed and raped by a senior officer who advised a mentorship program for teens interested in law enforcement. Now an adult, he’s pursuing civil litigation against the officers he said are responsible for his abuse. Take a dive into thi...
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