Season One Episodes

*We’ve learned a lot of audio quality since we recorded and edited season one.  Please be forgiving of lower quality audio.  We considered taking down these episodes, but Melisha’s story is important and listeners asked us to keep them posted.


1.1 Teaser for Targeted: True Crime Domestic Violence

1.2 The Beating

1.3 Patriarchal Terrorism

1.4 Happy Birthday, Melisha (bonus episode)

1.5 The Mother

1.6 The Mother II: Why Did She Stay?

1.7 The Stepfather: With A Cold Cold Heart

1.8 The Road to the Trial

1.9 Prosecuting the Low and Despicable

1.10 The Stepfather’s Defense

1.11 Plumb Wild: The Mother’s Defense

1.12 On the Banks of the Nile: The Verdict & Aftermath

1.13 Keeping Families Together

1.14 No Longer in the Shadows: Child Abuse

1.15 Child Abuse Laws: Not a Story of Failure, but of Progress & Hope

1.16 Roundtable

1.17 When the SPCA Saved a Child

1.18 Why Do Abusers Stay? with guest Kate from “Ignorance Was Bliss”

1.19 Missy We Won’t Forget (Case Wrap-up)

1.20 Fight for Justice: Looking Toward Season Two

You can find all of the episodes on Podbean!