The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast. These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or firstname.lastname@example.org) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need. Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
The IRE Resource Center is a major research library containing more than 23,250 investigative stories — both print and broadcast.
These stories are searchable online or by contacting the Resource Center directly (573-882-3364 or email@example.com) where a researcher can help you pinpoint what you need.
Browse or search the tipsheet section of our library below. Stories are not available for download but can be easily ordered by contacting the Resource Center:
Search results for "psychological screening" ...
The series investigated mental health screening and treatment for service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Based on Defense Department records data and interviews with more than 100 mental health experts, service members, and the relatives and friends of troops who committed suicide in the war zone, we reported that the military was increasingly sending, keeping and recycling mentally troubles troops into combat, in violation of the military's own regulations, and with tragic consequences."
Following the vicious beating of Frank Jude Jr., allegedly by a group of off-duty police officers, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel launched its investigation of the screening processes for hiring police officers. In most departments, officers are required to undergo psychological screening before joining the force. What reporters found was that, in many cases (including the case of the officers accused of beating Frank Jude Jr.), officers do not undergo any psychological screening and don't even go through an oral interview before joining the force.
Former federal agent's spy story pens Pandora's box for FBI; Judge orders previously public records in case of former FBI agent; Media computers are on FBI's radar screen in Lau spy case; Lawyers, civil right group claim government turning up the heat in Lau spy case; LULAC seeks sanctions against government in Lau spy case
This series of articles exposes the story of a former FBI agent who claims he worked as an international spy. Lau claims the FBI refused to provide him with psychological treatment following his stressful assignments abroad and discredited him. This report reveals that many of Lau's revelations were proved to be true by the court documents presented. The follow up stories reveal certain attempts made by the federal agencies to seal the court records and destroy a lot of the evidence.
The Wall Street Journal investigates the psychological tests designed to weed out bad cops and finds "critics say they fail to halt racial and other abuse." However, other police cite gains.
Chicago's Free Weekly looks at the case of a woman raped by a detective. The investigation finds "a disturbing lack of supervision, even negligence, on the part of the police department." The story follows the "warning signs, ... bright and flashing," in the police career of Earnest Marsalis, the detective charged with the rape, and reveals allegations that he has engaged in sex with a minor and participated in a possible drug deal.
Gannett News Service investigates the nation's largest surrogate parenting center, which arranged the birth of Baby M; interviews former clients to discovers that the center used almost no screening of applicants for medical or psychological problems; found a history of complaints against the lawyer who ran the center, August - December 1986.
Tags: surrogate mothers Baby M