Listen to this episode of Working with Detective Erica Hurley:*
In this installment of Slate’s podcast about work, host Adam Davidson of NPR’s Planet Money and the New York Times Magazine talks with Detective Erica Hurley of the Portland, Ore., Police Bureau’s Child Abuse Team.
Hurley explains how she investigates allegations of physical and sexual child abuse and the types of cases she encounters. Also, she discusses how she started her job and how it affects her life as a mother.
In a Slate Plus extra, Hurley talks about Hollywood’s depiction of her work. If you're not a member, enjoy bonus segments and interview transcripts from Working, plus other great podcast exclusives. Start your two-week free trial at slate.com/workingplus.
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*Correction, May 10, 2015: This podcast originally misstated which university once employed Jerry Sandusky. Sandusky worked at Penn State, not the University of Pennsylvania.