Who Do You Call When Your Stalker Is a Cop?
You have the right to remain silent. For domestic abuse victims whose tormentors are police officers, that can seem like their only option. Law enforcement skills, such as projecting a “command presence” and using pressure points to subdue suspects, make some members of the force masters of psychological and physical abuse, while their access to official databases helps them track down terrified partners wherever they might hide. In Delaware, two women have filed criminal complaints against the same state trooper — and victims’ advocates are making noise in a quest for justice.