TikTok yobs movie themselves harassing feminine law enforcement officials in ‘deeply disrespectful’ new development
Yobs film themselves harassing female cops in a “deeply disrespectful” TikTok trend.
Social media app users film officers on duty as they make flirty, sometimes intimidating comments, with some clips arriving Thousands of views.
Police chiefs have picked up on the trend and said that it interferes with vital policing and invades officers’ privacy.
The stunts are so widespread that a recap video brings together several of them, with subtitles “Roadmen flirting with policewomen,” followed by a laughing emoji, was viewed 662,000 times.
In one clip, a man approaches a policewoman standing by a patrol car and says, “What’s your name, beautiful?”
He adds, “What are you telling me? You look great. What’s your snap [Snapchat]? ‘
It comes just a week after reports that teachers quit their jobs after being mistakenly labeled pedophiles by students on TikTok videos amid a nationwide “teaching-bashing” craze.
School Leaders’ Association has received more than 50 reports of employees suffering “nefarious abuse” from messages and images posted on TikTok, and unions have warned that the malicious videos are causing teachers to quit their jobs.
TikTok users film officers on duty as they make flirty, sometimes intimidating comments, with some clips receiving thousands of views
In one video, a man speaks to a policewoman outside Dyfed Powys Police Station near Abergavenny, Wales, and repeatedly asks if she has had plastic surgery
In one of the police “flirt” videos, a user zooms into the face of a policewoman while speaking to her.
‘What’s your name, miss?’ he asks, reading her ID number aloud. “What’s your name, honey? Lips are crazy too. ‘
In the video he keeps saying the name of a woman, which was presumably read from her badge.
The stunts are so prevalent on TikTok that these clips were included in a recap video. It is titled “Street Men Flirt With Policewomen” – followed by a laughing emoji – and has been viewed 662,000 times
In another video, a man approaches a policewoman outside the Dyfed Powys Police Station near Abergavenny, Wales, and repeatedly asks if she has had plastic surgery.
You can hear him say: ‘Did you have a lip filler, may I ask?’
She replies: ‘No, I don’t.’
The man in the film adds: ‘You look like you.’
The officer says, “I think your questioning is way beyond what you should ask me.
“You are now asking me personal questions about how I look.
‘I’m doing my job.’
Then he asks her colleague: ‘Why are you wearing sunglasses in this weather?’
The clip was viewed almost 255,000 times on TikTok.
Ch Supt Raj Kohli of the Hants Police Department said, “The objectification of women is a real problem for society.
“The misogyny and sexism shown here belong to the spectrum that leads to violence against women and girls.
“It is also unacceptable to focus on colleagues who are here to keep people safe.
“The people who are making these videos should watch themselves carefully.
A police association spokesman said: “Not only is this deeply disrespectful to female officers, but it is also incredibly worrying should the harassment occur at a time when they may be on duty, investigating a serious crime, or other members of the public needing their help.” . “
“How would you feel if your female relative was treated so disrespectfully?”
A police association spokesman said: “Not only is this deeply disrespectful to female officials, but it is also incredibly worrying should the harassment occur at a time when they may be on duty, investigating a serious crime, or other members of the public possibly seeking their assistance.” require.
“It also poses a potential risk to your privacy that should be respected in your workplace.”
A spokesman for the National Police Chiefs’ Council said: “Police officers work hard every day to keep the public safe and secure.
“It is never acceptable for someone to be abused or harassed for their work.”