Connecticut Cop Disrespectfully Dismisses Rape Victim’s Fear Of Attacker
It seemed to Kylie Angell that some justice had been served when the University of Connecticut expelled a male student after she reported that he raped her in a campus residence hall in July 2010.
Angell reported the assault to the university at the beginning of the fall 2010 semester, and by October a university hearing had found her assailant responsible for possession of drugs, providing alcohol to a minor, sexual misconduct and breaking and entering.
But the situation changed after he appealed and was allowed back on campus two weeks later. The university did not warn Angell that her attacker was coming back, she said, and instead she learned when he approached her in a campus dining hall on his first day back.
“I was really upset — that’s an understatement,” said Angell, who graduated in May. On Monday she joined six current students in filing a complaint against UConn with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
Angell said that when she complained to the school, administrators told her they had reviewed the class schedules and decided the two students would be fine “because we wouldn’t be in the same building at the same time.”
If you think that was something, peep what the ain’t isht po-9 told Angell.
That’s when Angell reported her assault for the first time to campus police with the hope that she would have more success removing the student from campus. The campus police said there wasn’t enough evidence for them to pursue a case, and Angell said one of the police officers told her “women need to stop spreading their legs like peanut butter or rape is going to keep on happening ’til the cows come home.”
With cops like these, who needs criminals?! SMFH
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