What Happened to Tracey Thurman?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 11:48:42 PM ET

Tracey Thurman was a Connecticut woman who, in 1984, sued the Torrington police department for failing to protect her from her abusive husband despite known incidences of his past violence toward her. Thurman's suit and ultimate victory prompted unprecedented national attention toward the issue of domestic violence.