Episode 8 Discussion Questions
What do you think about how Detective Parker handled hearing from the CO detectives? About how he interacted with Marie afterwards?
Do you agree with Marie’s decision to sue the city? What about her reaction to their initial offer?
The show portrayed a satisfying conviction for the rapist. In reality, rape is reported, investigated, and convicted much less frequently than other crimes. Only 4.6% of rapists are incarcerated, according to statistics by RAINN. What factors do you think contribute to that low statistic?
What do you think was going through the victims’ minds when they heard their rapist’s conviction?
How do you think the show portrayed the experiences of rape victims in general?
How do you think the show portrayed the experiences of law enforcement investigating rape cases in general?