Thursday, October 13, 2011

What? The NYPD are really saying this to women?

"Summary of story from the Huffington Post, September 30, 2011

Attention ladies of South Park Slope, Brooklyn: The New York Police Department (NYPD) would like you to put some pants on.

Okay, so that’s not exactly what they’re saying, but some officers’ recent message to women in the neighborhood is pretty close.

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports that, following ten unsolved sexual assaults in the area since March, officers in the area have started stopping women on the street to chat about their wardrobe choices.

A woman, only identified as Lauren, told the Journal that an officer “pointed at my outfit and said, ‘Don’t you think your shorts are a little short?’”

And there is WAAAAAAY more to the story, you can read it here

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