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Emily R. Siegel

Emily Siegel is an investigative reporter with the NBC News Investigative Unit. 

Emily Siegel is an investigative reporter with the NBC News Investigative Unit. 

Latest from Emily R. Siegel

25d ago

Two more lawsuits filed against NYPD captain accused of abusing female employees

An NYPD captain who has been sued twice for allegedly abusing female officers was hit with two more lawsuits after he was the subject of an NBC News investigation into gender discrimination in law enforcement.
70d ago

'I'm scared to give it to my kids': Baltimore's water issues are symptoms of a growing national problem

America's infrastructure for drinking, waste and stormwater has deteriorated. The government has “waited too long” to invest in it, says EPA head Michael Regan.

Major U.S. police departments plagued by officer-on-officer sexual abuse and retaliation

An NBC News review of more than 60 lawsuits costing taxpayers more than $40 million found disturbing accounts of sexual misconduct against female cops in big city departments.
137d ago

As major companies shut down stores with active union drives, workers file more complaints of retaliation

Organizers say store closings are one way companies try to curb unionizing amid post-pandemic worker frustration. NBC News analysis shows complaints up sharply.
154d ago

Army Corps downplays radioactive waste findings at Missouri elementary school

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is casting doubt on an independent report that revealed “unacceptably high” levels of radioactive lead at a Missouri school.

Most police departments make recruits undergo psychological evaluation. Federal law enforcement agencies? Not so much.

Most big city police departments make officers undergo a psychological evaluation before getting a badge. Thousands of federal agents get no such evaluation.

There's a new national hotline for mental health. How will we pay for it?

The new national phone number for mental health emergencies, 988, debuts in July. But the states haven’t allocated the money to fund it.
323d ago

They’re banned from coaching Olympic sports. Why are they instructing children?

An NBC News review found at least 20 people who appear to be working with kids even though they were barred from participating in Olympic-affiliated events following abuse allegations.

Top prosecutor says Russian oligarchs have no ‘escape hatch’ around sanctions

Andrew Adams, a veteran corruption prosecutor tapped to lead the KleptoCapture task force, is ratcheting up the pressure on Russian oligarchs.
408d ago

‘It was just a nightmare’: Vermont mother outraged over police response to teen in crisis

Cathy Austrian called police after her 14-year-old, who has mental health issues, came home with stolen vapes. The encounter turned violent.
457d ago

Burlington decided to cut its police force 30 percent. Here’s what happened next.

Burlington, Vt., decided to slash 30 percent of its police force by attrition. Since then, city leaders have been reckoning with the unintended consequences.