May 8th, 2012 unmarked officer came to the house for no reason and identified himself as a Pierce County Sheriff. He did not state his reason to be there and asked my girlfriend what she had in her pockets. She said cell phone. He ordered her to stand for search and she did. He groped her crotch and breast area then asked her what she had in her pocket. She said cell phone. He asked a couple questions then left. We called 911 and reported it as illegal search then when my girlfriend told me about the groping I explained to her she needed to report that. It was a male officer touching you in your private area for no reason. Even Internal affairs refuses to take the complaint because my friend wants to remain anonymous but if necessary will testify.The girl is not the one who wants to be anonymous. It is the witness who only seen some of the issue not the whole thing.
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Is it your girlfriend that want's to remain anonymous? If so, there is no way for this to get off the ground. Were you present when this happened? Did anyone get the cop's badge number?
I see that this is a follow up to a previous post. The main stumbling block is your girlfriends' desire to remain anonymous. Unless she can come forward, there is very little incentive for the police to do much. If you retain an attorney experienced in both sexual assault and public entity cases, such an attorney should be able to help you and your girlfriend through the process. The involvement of a reputable attorney may also dissuade the police from any retaliation for reporting the incident, if that's what has your girlfriend concerned.
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If she is willing to testify she cannot remain anonymous so she needs to make a decision. She may wish to remain anonymous because she fears retaliation or because her story to you isn't accurate, amongst other reasons. Either way, it is her decision and not yours on how to proceed. She's heard your opinion so now let her decide and abide by her decision.
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