Four police officers have been fired for mocking a young woman who reported she had been anally raped.
The officers accidentally called the woman, and without realizing she was listening, one read out her statement to police while the others laughed, made obscene comments and questioned her account.
Among the disgusting remarks include officers saying, “I would have done it this way” and “He proper stuck it up her arse,” according to the victim.
Her account included anal rape and a man urinating on her.
The nine-minute call left the victim “crying and shaking,” she said, and lead to the firing of four officers from Bedfordshire Police in the UK.
A two-day misconduct hearing found police constables Robin Denton, Matthew Neild, Todd Mills and Deanna Waite “discussed a sensitive allegation,” breaching professional standards. Police constable Neild was also found to have breached confidentiality standards.
The hearing heard the four officers were not directly involved in the investigation into the alleged rape, and the allegation had been made to Northamptonshire Police.
A transcript of the comments was presented to the hearing alongside a statement from the victim, which read,
She said the worst remarks she heard were victim-blaming comments such as “If she really don't want it, she would leave” and “If I was getting raped, I wouldn't have stuck his dick in my mouth half-heartedly.”
Noting that further details about the incident were restricted by ongoing legal proceedings, chief constable Jon Boutcher said,