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Season 2, Episode 5: Cult Cops - Show Notes

            This episode explored how police investigators were trained to detect alleged satanic ritual abuse and why it escalated the panic. When a crime against a child was alleged, it’s not hard to see why police officers, who were often parents themselves, could find it difficult to maintain the objectivity needed to find the truth behind often incredible charges.

 

Where to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of abuse:

 

 

Resources used to research this episode:

 

https://www.vox.com/2016/10/30/13413864/satanic-panic-ritual-abuse-history-explained

 

https://decider.com/2016/09/26/who-took-johnny-the-documentary-about-the-infamous-cold-case-is-now-on-netflix/

 

http://www.cultwatch.com/satanicabuse.html

 

https://www.scribd.com/doc/170878326/Fundamentals-of-Criminal-Investigation-pdf

 

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/sideways-view/201402/why-do-people-join-cults

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