Police 'should tell men to stay indoors' when a killer is on the run

Police ‘should tell men to stay indoorswhen a killer is on run in local area: Victims commissioner says ‘very little has changedsince women were told to keep off streets when the Yorkshire Ripper prowled North in 70s and 80s

  • Vera Baird bemoans ‘vacuum of police actionon ‘violence against women
  • She says Reclaim The Streets movement started at time of Yorkshire Ripper
  • Tells Labour event that women rejected advice to stay indoors at the time
  • Teacher Sabina Nessa, 28, was killed in a park in London on September 17
  • Men could be asked by police to stay off their local streets if a murderer is on the loose, the VictimsCommissioner for England and Wales has suggested.

    Dame Vera Baird QC said there was a ‘real vacuum of police action in the fight against violence against womenfollowing the murder of Sabina Nessa, 28.

    Primary school teacher Miss Nessa was killed in a park in Kidbrooke, 东南 伦敦, 在九月 17 and her body was found covered in leaves the next day.

    Dame Vera has been critical of the police response following the murder and spoke about it during a fringe event at the 民工党 conference in Brighton on Sunday.

    She said the Reclaim The Streets movement started in the 1970s at the time of the Yorkshire Ripper, 彼得·萨特克里夫, when women rejected advice to stay indoors.

    Former Labour MP Dame Vera Baird QC is the Victims' Commissioner for England and Wales

    Former Labour MP Dame Vera Baird QC is the VictimsCommissioner for England and Wales

    Primary school teacher Sabina Nessa, 36, was killed in a park in Kidbrooke, 伦敦东南部, 在九月 17 and her body was found covered in leaves the next day

    Primary school teacher Sabina Nessa, 36, was killed in a park in Kidbrooke, 伦敦东南部, 在九月 17 and her body was found covered in leaves the next day

    根据 时代, Dame Vera said: ‘If you remember that Reclaim the Streets started when the Yorkshire Ripper was at large in the late Seventies…

    ‘The point of that was because the police told women in the North to keep off the streets to be safe from him – 什么时候, 当然, we thought they should have been telling men to keep off the streets so what he was doing might be a bit more visible.

    Dame Vera said the Reclaim The Streets movement started at the time of the Yorkshire Ripper, 彼得·萨特克里夫, 在1970年代

    Dame Vera said the Reclaim The Streets movement started at the time of the Yorkshire Ripper, 彼得·萨特克里夫, 在1970年代

    ‘It strikes me that very little has changed.

    The killing of Miss Nessa has triggered an outpouring of anger and grief as MPs and campaigners have demanded that the streets be made safer for women.

    Pizza delivery driver Koci Selamaj will appear in court today accused of murdering her 200 yards from her home, after he was charged last night.

    Dame Vera attended a vigil to Miss Nessa in Wood Green on Friday night.

    Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Saturday, the former Labour MP said there needs to be more onus on police to protect the public than on women to take precautions.

    她说: ‘Apparently the police have been giving out rape alarms to women and giving leaflets out saying how to stay safe in a public place.

    ‘It is less, 是不是, about giving women leaflets on keeping themselves safe in dangerous places and more about the police making the streets safe for women?’

    The thirteen victims of Peter Sutcliffe. Top row (左到右) 威尔玛·麦肯(Wilma McCann), 艾米莉·杰克逊(Emily Jackson), 艾琳·理查森(Irene Richardson), 帕特里夏·阿特金森(Patricia Atkinson), Jayne McDonald and Jean Jordan. Bottom row: 伊冯·皮尔森, 海伦·里特卡(Helen Rytka), 维拉·米尔沃德(Vera Millward), 约瑟芬·惠特克, Barbara Leach and Jacqueline Hill

    The thirteen victims of Peter Sutcliffe. Top row (左到右) 威尔玛·麦肯(Wilma McCann), 艾米莉·杰克逊(Emily Jackson), 艾琳·理查森(Irene Richardson), 帕特里夏·阿特金森(Patricia Atkinson), Jayne McDonald and Jean Jordan. Bottom row: 伊冯·皮尔森, 海伦·里特卡(Helen Rytka), 维拉·米尔沃德(Vera Millward), 约瑟芬·惠特克, Barbara Leach and Jacqueline Hill

    Hundreds of mourners, including Miss Nessa's sister Jebina Yasmin Islam, attended an emotional candlelit vigil last Friday at Pegler Square in Kidbrooke, 伦敦东南部

    Hundreds of mourners, including Miss Nessa’s sister Jebina Yasmin Islam, attended an emotional candlelit vigil last Friday at Pegler Square in Kidbrooke, 伦敦东南部

    Dame Vera has been critical of the police response following the murder and spoke about it during a fringe event at the Labour Party conference in Brighton on Sunday (图为)

    Dame Vera has been critical of the police response following the murder and spoke about it during a fringe event at the Labour Party conference in Brighton on Sunday (图为)

    When it was put to her that there needed to be societal change along with police intervention, Dame Vera replied: ‘It certainly isn’t just a job for the police but, 看, the police do have a very key role here.

    莎拉·埃弗拉德(Sarah Everard), 33, was kidnapped and murdered by a police officer in March

    莎拉·埃弗拉德(Sarah Everard), 33, was kidnapped and murdered by a police officer in March

    她补充说: ‘Three-quarters of women over 16 have been harassed in a public place and don’t feel safe. They need to know that the police understand that and will use all the powers they have got to keep the streets safe.

    Hundreds of mourners, including Miss Nessa’s sister Jebina Yasmin Islam, attended an emotional candlelit vigil last Friday at Pegler Square in Kidbrooke.

    A separate rally earlier in the evening at East London Mosque heard powerful testimony from other members of Miss Nessa’s family.

    The murder has reignited concerns about women’s safety after Sarah Everard, 33, was kidnapped and murdered by police officer Wayne Couzens in South London in March.

    It has also prompted more discussion about the fatal stabbing of sisters Nicole Smallman, 27, and Bibaa Henry, 46, in a park in Wembley, 伦敦西北, 去年六月.

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