Scotland Yard abandons policy of automatically believing rape complainants as commissioner Cressida Dick says 'a clumsy misunderstanding is no police matter'

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Scotland Yard abandons policy of automatically believing rape complainants as commissioner Cressida Dick says 'a clumsy misunderstanding is no police matter'

Post by Didge on Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:42 am

[*]Cressida Dick said officers should keep open mind when victim comes forward
[*]She said Scotland Yard is to abandon its policy of automatically believing victims
[*]Guidelines that instructed officers to believe alleged victims automatically were put in place following revelations in 2011 that abuse accusations had not been properly investigated


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Re: Scotland Yard abandons policy of automatically believing rape complainants as commissioner Cressida Dick says 'a clumsy misunderstanding is no police matter'

Post by Syl on Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:47 am

I imagine many more men get away with rape than are falsely accused of it, but obviously the police should keep an open mind when a person claims they have been raped.

If you automatically believe the victim. that implies you also believe the person accused is guilty.

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Post by Tommy Monk on Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:29 pm



I wonder what Jean Charles de Menezes would have said...



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Post by Tommy Monk on Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:19 am



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