Off-Duty Police Commit Female Battery
When not on the job, police officers in Sweden commit one crime more than any other: female battery. Of nearly all the indictments in the last decade, nearly one third involved the battery of women, while one fourth involved assault.
While the police union is concerned by the results of the study, vice director Lillemor Melin-Sving says it’s something the union has confronted for a long time.
“We are the first to admit that this is a grave situation. We can’t afford to conceal this issue,” she told the newspaper.