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Lady pebbles | Police covering up fellow police abuse

I dated an officer for 8 months on the rebound from an abusive relationship. He was nice to start with, but occasional flashes of anger. Outsiders noticed it first. Then one day an incident occured between him and my daughter. I didn’t see him for 2 days after, then he

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Roxy | Accused

I reported domestic abuse when I was nearly strangled to death by my partner, as it was many years after the incident I was asking for the police to keep him away from me, instead they questioned me extensively read all my emails that had been sent to my partner

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Just 16 | My boyfriend’s father

I was just 16 and loved my 17 year old boyfriend very much. His father was a Police Officer and his police dog lived in their house too. He’d had a very public affair and I’m not sure his marriage was good but boyfriend’s mum was lovely and I enjoyed

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Ashamed | I never knew this was rape

I was going out with a man who was a police officer [senior rank – redacted for legal reasons] in the army. He worked in undercover policing on drugs cases and other serious crimes. I woke up in the night and he was already inside me. I’d been asleep. I

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| Minimisation of child sexual abuse

Whilst walking to school one morning when I was 14, I was sexually abused by a stranger. Although I reported it when I got to school, and the police were called, they didn’t come to take my statement until that evening and two male police officers were sent. They questioned

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Mya Truth | Rape by arresting officer

On my 18th birthday I was arrested along with a male friend for possession of cannabis. It was the first time I had ever been arrested. While on bail the arresting officer told me he would make sure I only received a caution for my offence if I slept with

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Polly | Not a love story. Abuse of position.

I was a victim of my ex partner’s stalking. I went to the police station to report it. I saw an officer there who I knew by sight. He took it upon himself to pop in and see me on his way to work. He was soon popping in during

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Fanny Fanackapan | Drug dealer cop

I was in an abusive relationship and introduced to class a drugs by a police officer in 2003. I met him when I was a victim of crime. He was fired but never faced any criminal charges. NOTW ran my story but made into a joke. It took years to

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Theresa | Abused by on duty police officer

I was abused three times by an on duty senior police officer [redaction of rank made for legal reasons]. He used my vulnerability as a previously abused child to groom me and take me to car parks where he digitally raped and sexually assaulted me. Constabulary: Surrey Police Timespan: 1991

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Betrayed | Trafficked by metropolitan police officer

Though I lived in a nice home in a middle-class area, I was sexually exploited through my childhood by my father, and with my mother’s knowledge. I was trafficked to family members, family friends and acquaintances, and was badly injured at times with no medical attention. One avenue for exploitation

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Sarah | Gwent Police (redaction made for legal reasons)

Despite harassment orders being served on him after complaints from previous women, a police officer (redaction made for legal reasons) was allowed to stay in his post as a police officer who trained young recruits. This was how I met him. Two years of abusive and controlling behaviour ensued, ending

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4LeafClover | Police failures / misconduct/abuse

After reporting domestic abuse due to a significant physical assault where I was nearly killed by a partner at the time, I was faced with a male police officer who smirked at me and appeared despondent. Being confused as to whether he took my allegations seriously or not, I knew

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Brownie | Sexual assault

I was the victim of sexual assault outside a pub where I did not give my consent. The police who attended on the night were great but the detectives the following day were patronising and basically told me that because I was drunk, I might as well just ‘chalk it

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Sarah | Neighbours from hell: Police Officer and his wife

From 2001 to the present myself and my family have been victims of physical assault, harassment, criminal damage, stalking, verbal assault, intimidation and defamation from a now-retired police officer (redaction made for legal reasons) from Thames Valley Police and his wife.In 2001, a few years after the PC moved in,

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| Stalker is the son of a policeman

I was being stalked online by the son of a policeman. Everytime I would block the account they would create a new one across every platform I was on. Facebook, instagram, dating websites. I knew I couldn’t report it as he had previously raped girls and his dad made sure

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