Here's what police seized during the Catholic Diocese of Dallas raid
DALLAS — On May 15, Dallas police raided three separate locations as part of their investigation into allegations of sexual abuse made against Catholic of Diocese Dallas priests. According to police, church officials repeatedly stonewalled investigators' attempts to get information pertaining to allegations made against at least five priests.
The diocese has said they have fully cooperated with authorities. After the search, Bishop Edward J. Burns said the raid made him feel "saddened" and as though the Catholic Church and Dallas police are enemies.
Among items seized were settlement agreements, personnel movement letters, emails and incident reports, psychological evaluations and complaint files and hard drives and floppy disks.
Police also seized documents of the diocese review board, which was made up of volunteers whom the church said helped them evaluate whether allegations of sexual abuse were credible. The identities of those board members have not been made public, but according to the diocese, includes at least two local police chiefs, a clinical child psychologist, a doctor, and an attorney.
Documents related to two deceased Dallas bishops, Charles Grahmann and Thomas Tschoepe, were also seized.
Here's a list of seized items:
Diocese offices at 3725 Blackb...
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