As protectors of the community, police are expected to be tough. But what happens when they take their aggression home and are violent with the people they’re supposed to love? On 60 MINUTES, brave victims tell disturbing accounts about domestic violence perpetrated by police officers. It’s something most people find unimaginable, but cops crossing the line is a growing problem in Australia. As Nick McKenzie reports, equally concerning is the apparent willingness of many of their police colleagues to look the other way when it comes to investigating these crimes.
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