Wolf whistling now a crime in Nottinghamshire

The Herald reports:

A police force has become the first in Britain to recognise misogyny as a hate crime, in an effort to make the county a safer place for women.

Nottinghamshire Police is recording incidents such as wolf-whistling, street harassment, verbal abuse and taking photographs without consent within the hate crime definition.

It also includes unwanted sexual advances, uninvited physical or verbal contact and using mobile phone to send unwanted messages.

Commenting on the new procedures, introduced in partnership with Nottingham Women’s Centre, Chief Constable Sue Fish said: “I’m delighted that we are leading the way towards tackling misogyny in all its forms.

I thought the role of the Police was to enforce the law.

Don’t get me wrong – wolf whistling is pathetic and those who do it are retards. But it shouldn’t be anything to do with the Police.

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