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Shortcut: One of Australia's worst serial rapists was also a WA Police Officer

Season 1, Ep. 461

This is a "Shortcut" episode. It’s a shortened version of this week’s more detailed full episode, which is also available on our feed. 


Our guest today is Nicole Edwards. She served in the Western Australian Police Force for 17 years until she retired on mental health grounds in 2023.


Nicole was a victim of serial rapist Adrian Trevor Moore, who was found guilty in 2022 of assaulting 13 women. He was also a WA Police Officer.


Nicole's position within WA police didn't mean her case was expedited or even that it was treated within the normal parameters of a sexual assault case. You see, because of Adrian Moore's position within WA Police, they decided to keep the investigation within their internal affairs department rather than send it to the well trained and experienced officers in the Sex Crimes squad.


As a result, the case and the victims were grossly mishandled. Nicole Edwards joins us today to tell her story.


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Lifeline  on 13 11 14


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1800RESPECT: 1800 737 732


CREDITS:

Host: Meshel Laurie. You can find her on Instagram 

Guest: Nicole Edwards

Executive Producer/Editor: Matthew Tankard


This episode contains extra content from ABC News.


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