Listen to our  California Report Magazine  episode about one of the state’s biggest police corruption scandals in Frenso, California and read the  article  by Andrew Beale and  IRP .   The California Corruption   Project  is an ongoing effort focusing initially on law enforcement corruption in the Central Valley and beyond. The project is a collaboration between the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley and KQED. Students assist in the reporting and writing of stories, working alongside award-winning reporter  Robert Lewis . The IRP offers a not-for-credit workshop to help students learn to use public records as the basis for investigative stories. The weekly workshop is led by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter  Thomas Peele .  Stories related to this investigation have been published in the  Mercury News ,  KQED , and  The California Report .
       
     
Students in the California Corruption Workshop
       
     
A student presents findings
       
     
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Thomas Peele instructs the workshop
       
     
California Corruption Workshop at the Investigative Reporting Program
       
     
 Listen to our  California Report Magazine  episode about one of the state’s biggest police corruption scandals in Frenso, California and read the  article  by Andrew Beale and  IRP .   The California Corruption   Project  is an ongoing effort focusing initially on law enforcement corruption in the Central Valley and beyond. The project is a collaboration between the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley and KQED. Students assist in the reporting and writing of stories, working alongside award-winning reporter  Robert Lewis . The IRP offers a not-for-credit workshop to help students learn to use public records as the basis for investigative stories. The weekly workshop is led by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter  Thomas Peele .  Stories related to this investigation have been published in the  Mercury News ,  KQED , and  The California Report .
       
     

Listen to our California Report Magazine episode about one of the state’s biggest police corruption scandals in Frenso, California and read the article by Andrew Beale and IRP.

The California Corruption Project is an ongoing effort focusing initially on law enforcement corruption in the Central Valley and beyond. The project is a collaboration between the Investigative Reporting Program at UC Berkeley and KQED. Students assist in the reporting and writing of stories, working alongside award-winning reporter Robert Lewis. The IRP offers a not-for-credit workshop to help students learn to use public records as the basis for investigative stories. The weekly workshop is led by Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Thomas Peele.

Stories related to this investigation have been published in the Mercury News, KQED, and The California Report.

Students in the California Corruption Workshop
       
     
Students in the California Corruption Workshop
A student presents findings
       
     
A student presents findings
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Thomas Peele instructs the workshop
       
     
Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Thomas Peele instructs the workshop
California Corruption Workshop at the Investigative Reporting Program
       
     
California Corruption Workshop at the Investigative Reporting Program