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Justice Ignored

Despite all the attention sex crimes against children have received in the past decade, the Texas justice system, its government and its mental health resources all have a long way to go to help kids.

This series begins with a narrative story about one girl who suffered abuse and sexual trafficking. She realized that law enforcement was more interested in her as a criminal than as a victim.

In the second story, TPR examines the foster placement agency that employed a man who faced allegations of abuse going back a decade. It explores the reasons how he evaded a trial.

The last story examines the biggest sex abuse scandal of the year in Texas and how it resulted in no prosecutions.