The home from a friend’s house in London when she was stopped by Couzens, who had just finished a shift at the US embassy and was wearing his police belt and holding his police ID.to resign after making an “insensitive” comment about an innocent woman’s murder, killed by one of his fellow officers. A UK police chief is facing calls to resign after he made an “appalling” comment about an innocent at the hands of one of his fellow officers. to life in prison, without the possibility of parole, on Thursday for the kidnap, rape, and murder of Sarah Everard. In March, Ms. Everard had been walking
Couzens falsely arrested Ms. Everand on the pretense of breaching, handcuffing her, and driving her to the south of England. Security camera ID and handcuffing Ms. Everard. A couple driving past in a was making an arrest. Ms. Everand was then by Couzens, with police finding her burnt remains a week after she was kidnapped. The horrific crime triggered anger and questions about police in the UK, with women saying they’ve lost trust in .
And a recent comment from North Yorkshire police commissioner Philip Allott fuelled that anger further when he“need to be streetwise” about police arresting them. On , Mr. Allott said women should know that breaching coronavirus restrictions was not an indictable offense — one considered severe enough to warrant a prison sentence or a . “So women, first of all, need to be streetwise about when they can be arrested and when they can’t. She should never have been arrested and submitted to that,” he said.
“Perhapsto consider, in terms of the legal process, to just learn a bit about that legal process”. The comments were blasted as “appalling” by . Mr. Allott , admitting it was “insensitive.” However, the police commissioner is still facing calls to step down. “The problem is not that they were ‘insensitive’, it is that instead of holding abusing their power; advice that was at best useless, and at worst harmful,” Hannah Rose Woods wrote.
“Resign. If you don’t understand the specific problem of man’s crimes, which betray everything we stand for”. Demonstrators , such as “Met Police Blood On Your Hands,” and let off smoke flares. The to improve legislation after Ms. Everard’s murder sparked widespread anger at women’s lack of safety in and low conviction rates for offenses including rape, domestic abuse, and stalking.against women, you shouldn’t be in this role,” Ash Sarkar added. Before Couzens’ sentencing hearing, the Metropolitan Police said they were “sickened, angered, and devastated by this