Dr. Orville Taylor, Contributor
Inasmuch as the male prisoner in the dock might have had a different opinion and response to the question, I am absolutely certain that the female corporal of police last week would say, "Very bad and humiliated," when asked the question, how does she
It must have been a horrific experience: a female, without her
customary firearm or pepper spray, exposed to the highest level of vulnerability.
Despite a lame attempt by an attorney to downplay the risk because of the very short time she
was in proximity of a detainee of the opposite sex, a few seconds is a hell of a long time for someone to be groped, struck or killed by a criminal.
Indeed, rape can be committed in less than two minutes.
The idea of any policewoman being exposed to suspected criminals is scary, because many of these accused, who get an 'F' on their report cards, have the fantasy of sexually violating a female police officer on their bucket lists.
In this matter, the cop was reportedly fondled by a suspected reprobate, after she
was placed in the detention area upon the instructions of the magistrate.
was traumatised and, by accounts from her
is being given psychological treatment.
In Brown's Town, St Ann, an apparently annoyed resident magistrate cited the policewoman for contempt of court and ordered that she
On what basis did the judge find her
to be in contempt?
Dr Orville Taylor is senior lecturer in sociology at the UWI and a radio talk-show host.
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