We all know (well the older RA’s do) that I am not a fan of the police.
A victim of domestic violence (close to me) was asked “Are you happy now?” with the fact that her husband, who had assaulted her, was going to the watch house.
This woman was thrown around the room and has bruises on her chest and back as well as stiffness in her neck and shoulders.
“There are conflicting stories” – she was told. “He’ll sign an undertaking to stay away from you but we won’t remove him from the house. If he breaches the undertaking (by coming near you) he will be arrested.” (Children are in the house btw)
Hubby breaches it within 20-30 mins and throws a bottle at her to boot.
“You brought us out for this?” and “We’re not here to sort out your childish problems”.
Yes, ACT Policing at it’s finest.
Now, does anyone know of a good doctor that is open Good Friday to have her injuries recorded? It seems that only medical evidence can persuade the copper to take it seriously.
I expect flamage, but I don’t care. She needed help and was treated like crap. It’s unacceptable.