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Philip Elliott: Police boss who said Sarah Award should have ‘resisted arrest’ should resign.

North Yorkshire. The police and crime commissioner have resigned, saying they like women. Sarah Award. There should have been more “road direction”.

The comments came after Philip Allotte came out. Found Officer Van Cousins ​​used a fake arrest to kidnap, rape and kill Ms Everard.

Mr Allot’s resignation was announced by the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner after a unanimous vote of no confidence in him this morning.

In an open letter, the former commissioner said after his comments in an interview with Radio York that he was “trying to restore trust and confidence in my work as Commissioner of Police, Fire and Crime in York and North Yorkshire.” Are “.

Mr Allot’s comments were met with outrage and criticism.

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“I’m wrong and I’m affected by the impact it has had on crime victims and their support groups. I’ve tried to say it over and over again but I recognize what I said. Yes, he was not always heard as I intended.

He added: “Victims and their support groups need to be heard. They can’t be heard if the debate about my future is rife.”

Mr Allot added that victims of violence against women and girls could not be heard “talking about their future” if the wind was blowing.

“That’s why I’m doing honorable work and resigning as Commissioner of Police, Fire and Crime – to restore confidence in the office that I think would be almost impossible for me to do, and without the voice of the victims.” Making it clear to hear Mr. Alwatt said that the constant commotion that surrounds me.

Van Kozan cheated on Sarah Euward before arresting her and later killed her.


Mr Allot submitted his resignation in an open letter to the Chief Executive of the Selby District Council and the Police Area Returning Officer.

He was accused of saying in a radio interview that women should be more “on the street” about the power of arrest, and that Ms. Everard, whose family lives in York, was killed by her killer, Van Cousin. Arrests should not have been “submitted”. , A serving police officer.

“So women, first of all, need to know when they can be arrested and when they can’t be arrested. He should never have been arrested or extradited, “he said in an interview.

A new commissioner will be elected, said Simon Dennis, commissioner of fire and crime at the North Yorkshire Police Office.

Shadow Home Secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds said the resignation was justified.

“His horrific remarks show that suspicion needs to be addressed, and the community’s response to him shows that it will no longer be tolerated,” the MP said.

“Yet we have seen a complete failure of leadership from the Tories. They should have been forced to leave two weeks ago when Carestarmer called them.”

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