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Policeman fired after deportee sex demand

TT/The Local · 5 May 2010, 08:07

Published: 05 May 2010 08:07 GMT+02:00

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The man, who is in his sixties, has had his employment terminated with immediate effect following a decision by the National Swedish Police Disciplinary Board (Rikspolisstyrelsens Personalansvarsnämnd).

"We regard this as serious and want him to be dismissed without delay," said Johnny Calvin, a lawyer at Västra Götaland police, to the TT news agency.

The man has in recent years been employed within the border police and has been engaged in the deportation of asylum-seekers who have had their applications rejected. At the end of March 2010 he is reported to have offered a female deportee to "forget her case for a while" in return for sex.

When the officer was confronted with evidence of his offer, he admitted the accusations.

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The man is now the subject of an investigation into aggravated misconduct. A conviction can carry a penalty of between six months and six years.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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09:05 May 5, 2010 by bolababu
probably hasn't had sex in decades, deprivation leads to many things and the urge cannot be satiated artificially. Sweden needs to legalize prostitution, for a country that habours so many lonely and sex-deprived people.
09:22 May 5, 2010 by Prat
"Confronted with evidence of his offer, he admitted the accusations."

What was that evidence?
09:23 May 5, 2010 by SarahRF
I find it rather ironic that in a nation that is so "open" about sexuality and has nothing against having multiple partners etc etc etc, there are a surprising amount of sexual crimes being perpetrated. On the front page this morning I saw two stories about cops/ex cops involved in sex scandals.

Does this go to show that openness doesn't always make something "less special/less sought after", as RFSU claimed a while back?
09:41 May 5, 2010 by Kronaboy

What does that have to do with some pervert using his position of authority to intimidate sexual intercourse from a vulnerable person?
09:51 May 5, 2010 by SarahRF
The fact that sex was used to intimidate this person, instead of money, is what interests me. If Sweden is so free about sex, that would lead one to think sex is easily attainable. So why is Sweden reported to have the highest rape rate in the EU? Why do we have officials being caught in all these sex scandals? Why is it that sex seems to be the tool used in the destruction of careers and lives of many people?

I'm not excusing his behaviour, I think it's disgusting and he should get a long sentence simply because he's a police officer. As one to enforce the law, he should get a harsher sentence when breaking it, in my opinion.

I was merely making an observation.
10:06 May 5, 2010 by Lukestar1991
bolababu, are you a human being? how could you say that? are you basically saying that being deprived of ´sex´ is a reason to do this?

What the hell is ´sex´ without love or someone you care about?

This is about social and relationship problems, not about being deprived of ´sex´.
10:40 May 5, 2010 by Kronaboy

You have raised a lot of issues so lets deal with them 1 at a time.

Rape has nothing to do with sex, its about power, basically bullying at it's extreme.

I can't comment on the rest of EU, but in the UK the reason why you have so few reported rapes (especially male rapes) is because the majority of victims don't bother reporting to the police. I dare say if you happen to be blond haired, blue eyed and from Essex it makes sense to report a rape as you are likely to be treated with respect, but if you happen to be black and from the inner cities (where rape is increasingly used as a form of punishment/reprisal amongst gang members) why bother, chance are the police are probably going to spend time investigating your immigration status. What you reckon if Madeleine McCann had been black/Paki she would have gotten so much attention? Where as in Sweden you have almost Universal reporting of crimes, including minor offences.

Why do we have officials being caught in all these sex scandals? Why is it that sex seems to be the tool used in the destruction of careers and lives of many people? = because it's illegal
11:51 May 5, 2010 by SarahRF
You are totally missing my point.

Swedes do not report every single minor offense. There are a great number of crimes that don't get reported because the people feel the police don't follow up properly. But that's a whole different can of worms.

I brought up rape because it is the act of using sex to get something the person wants, be that control over someone, just wanting to humiliate them, or an orgasm. In the case of this man, he was after control/an orgasm. Why else ask for sex? He could easily have asked for money, or for a case of beer, any number of things, but he chose sex. To go a bit extreme, he was telling this woman to whore herself out to him so that she could stay.

The point I was trying to make was that Sweden claims that sex is not a taboo in this country. It's something that people engage in and talk about openly, there's no shame in it. Now, in my opinion, something is missing, things don't add up.

Sweden claims it's sexually open, and the rest of the world thinks it is too. But if that's the case, why are there situations like this? If it's such an open topic and it's deemed socially acceptable to have many partners (sometimes all at once), then why are there so many people that get into trouble over sex, here in Sweden?

I would like to get into that guy's head and see why he asked for sex instead of money. In the long run, money would've been the wiser choice, he can do more with it. But maybe this woman had absolutely no money, so sex was the next best thing. And did he actually have any intentions of helping this woman after she slept with him? Or would he have continued to use her, string her along, saying the process was taking ages, just so he could have his own personal prostitute? Or maybe he was just after a quick orgasm that didn't include his hand. I'm intrigued by the psychology of it.
12:35 May 5, 2010 by Kevin Harris
I am amazed they sacked him"with immediate effect". In Sweden an employee can only be sacked without notice for the most egregious of behaviour. The employee's union always argues that the behaviour was insufficiently egregious to justify immediate dismissal, and the employee is usually sent on an expensive re-training course before being allowed back to work.

Will we soon read that the Swedish Immigration Board want to send the victim back to where she came from for daring to report the rape? That would certainly have happened if she was married to him.
12:37 May 5, 2010 by Kronaboy

OK I will tell you about this guys head, he's a sick pervert (possibly a racist one) who sees desperate foreigners as easy targets for his previsions; go to Thailand, Vietnam, Colombia etc... you will see thousands of Europeans like him (including pedophiles) using the relative power of their wealth to satisfy their perversions.
13:42 May 5, 2010 by Audrian
@ SaraRF

This man is an immigration officer, who had taken an oath to protect the constitution of Sweden. Instead he chose to undermine it in exchange of sex. If he was not an immigration officer nobody would have cared how he got his sex as long as it was not rape or paid for it.
15:26 May 5, 2010 by curiousaboutwriting
well unfortunately this seems to be a social missfit that has a tendency to occur in particular sectors and towards vulnerable groups. its not only in Sweden but this also tends to happen amdist other societies in the same forum. Perhaps it would be better if the men in service are forewarned of their actions and also educated towards how to deal with vulnerable groups and state expectations. And even if so has been done a reminder program should be carried out regularly to remind the personnel to adhere to the norms of work.
17:54 May 5, 2010 by RoyceD
... I hardly think the police need to take a course in how to not rape someone.
22:04 May 5, 2010 by DAVID T
@ Kevin Harris

he didn't rape her - he just asked for sex - what was she doing here in the first place?
23:05 May 5, 2010 by wxman
SarahRF, you seem to have touched a nerve. OUCH, that's going to leave a mark!!
23:50 May 5, 2010 by saab
I heard that the guy was Bill Clinton's brother. Is that true?
08:09 May 6, 2010 by Kevin Harris
@David T

"...he just asked her for sex."

Oh, that's ok then. I thought for a minute he had done something really bad.
10:31 May 6, 2010 by unforgiven
I agree that there is no excuse for such a rude and ruthless offer to such a helpless person, but I still think 6 years is way too much.

That royal bodyguard police officer raped a woman brutally and received 6 years, this poor one has just talked about it!

In Sweden it is better to jump off a building than letting your dick jumps out of your pants!
14:07 May 6, 2010 by Jannik

You have definitely hit a soft spot.

Sweden has the highest raperate in Europa, because of uncontrolled muslim and african immigration in recent years. Sweden has the most liberal asylumseeker laws in Europa.

Muslim young men regard swedish girls as easy prey, as blond infidel whores.

According to the muslim view, it is not morally apprehensible to rape and molester an infidel.

So its a cleverly manipulated media lie, giving the impression that it it usually is the sex deprived mr. Anderson or Jonson, who goes on a rape rampage.

Its allahs chosen warriors who use rape as part of the jihadist crusade.

The leftwing media and politicians are using every means possible to suppress this politically incorrect truth. They are working towards turning Sweden into a multicultural hellhole, and are not to fond of people who expose the naked emperor.

But alas, the genie has left the bottle.
16:19 May 6, 2010 by unforgiven
to Janni K

Come on man! do not blame religion for this!

Who are raping the girls in Thailand? Swedes, Germans, Danish people, etc...

Do they think Thai girls are infidels!?

No! When abnormal people have urgent sexual needs they would do anything...
20:17 May 6, 2010 by Kevin Harris
@SaraRF and Janni K

Sweden has an artificially high level of recorded rapes because sexual crimes that are recorded in most other countries as serious sexual assaults are recorded here as rapes.

This eccentric system was introduced by the last Social Democratic government to appease feminists who sincerely believe that all men are rapists. I suppose, if you make the definition of rape wide enough, they are right.

Though it hurts me to say it, Janni K does have a point. A sad and under reported statistical fact is that the majority of people convicted of rapes and sexual assaults in Sweden are non-Swedes. Until this statistical fact is confronted in a grown-up way, things will only get worse. Up until now, no Swedish mainstream politician will go near it with a ten foot pole.
17:24 May 10, 2010 by ramazama
Swedish " culture " is atheistic , madly secular , xzenephobic , grossly materialistic , with 0 % education on the the higher meta - pysicial nature of life , so what can you expect , like what can you expect from a pig ---- a grunt ! . When a societys mentality is obsessed with the lower -base activity of cats and dogs ,ie sex , then its very sad. , like you see them out walking dogs and being so excited when their dog smells another dogs as* h*** !!!! . Brain dead sickos .
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