Victim/Suspect. (L to R) Rae deLeon and Emma Mannion in Victim/Suspect. Cr. Netflix © 2023

We’re thrilled to announce that The Center for Investigative Reporting’s new documentary, “Victim/Suspect,” is now available to watch on Netflix.

This investigative documentary follows CIR reporter Rae de Leon as she uncovers a shocking nationwide pattern: Young women tell police they’ve been sexually assaulted, but instead of finding justice, they’re charged with making a false report, arrested and even imprisoned by the system they believed would protect them.

The film also features a first-of-its-kind case study of investigations in which police charged self-reporting sexual assault and rape victims with a crime.

The documentary was produced in partnership with Motto Pictures and Center for Investigative Reporting Studios as a Netflix original film. It was directed and produced by Nancy Schwartzman (“Roll Red Roll”).

“Victim/Suspect” premiered as an official selection of the 2023 Sundance Film Festival in the U.S. Documentary Competition.

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on the film. Listen to our Reveal episode, From Victim to Suspect, that explores Rae’s investigation.

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