A collaborative investigation between KQED and media partner California Watch has found that sloppy investigations at California state-run homes for the disabled have left hundreds of official abuse cases — some even involving suspicious death — unsolved. Some 1,800 men and women with developmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy live in five state-run facilities.
Jim Beall, California assemblymember (D) representing the 24th District
Larry Ingraham, retired San Diego police officer and brother of Van Ingraham, a patient in the state's Fairview Developmental Center who died in 2007
Ryan Gabrielson, public safety reporter for California Watch