Your stories

Amelia | Policeman found me off a dating website

I was on a dating website and exchanged a few messages on the site with a man – nothing v deep or personal and I didn’t think we had any spark and the emails petered out. Months later I received a whatsapp from an unknown number – it was him.

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Sandra | Sgt perp

Partner is a Sgt and is extremely controlling and high levels of gaslighting. Has a short fuse and temper and will constantly use this to intimidate me and petrified to report due to our positions in the force. He’s been reported before but no action, they protect each other and

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Susie | Intimidation after sexual assault and GBH

Ex-partner sexually abused me, caused GBH injuries, criminal damage and strangulation to point of unconsciousness and urinating.Lone male officer attended, got very aggressive towards me and backed into a corner, told I wouldn’t be giving a statement and that I should not be so flirty with my ex-partner if I

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Helen | Odd stop when driving

I was driving back from visiting family, to the flat I was living in at the time (as I was part way through my studies). I was told that I’d been stopped for driving dangerously and needed to show ID. I was asked if I had been drinking. I explained

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Susan | Naming your body parts

As a student, I was walking home with my flatmate in east end of London after a bonfire party, we were bundled up with scarves, coats and hats. A naked man ran up behind me and grabbed me, putting his hand between my legs. After a bit of a scuffle

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Miffy | “We see you…”

I am one of the many people who complained about the political and intimidating behaviour of whoever runs the Police LGBT+ Network Twitter account. The main trigger was a tweet from the account in Feb 2021 responding to comments from the public about the account’s political statements re trans identifying

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Beryl | The thin female blue line

The following happened to me as a serving police officer. Female officers including myself referred to as “split” – That Split over there. I asked what they meant and was told split arse. At an initial briefing at a murder enquiry in a room of 30 people , only 2

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Freya | Domestic violence, rape and child abuse

I was married to a violent and abusive police officer. They pushed me out in front of a car when I was 5 months’ pregnant. They abused me physically, sexually, psychologically, and financially. I was not allowed to spend my own money. I was so coercively controlled by them, I

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