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Swedish cop filmed naked female colleagues

Clara Guibourg · 29 Dec 2011, 15:28

Published: 29 Dec 2011 15:28 GMT+01:00

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The man, commissioner at Solna's police station just outside Stockholm, is now suspected of sexual molestation, wrote the Swedish police in a statement.

The hidden camera was discovered in the changing room on Tuesday by a female police officer. When confronted, the commissioner confessed immediately.

"I was the one who placed the camera there," he said, according to newspaper Aftonbladet.

According to Aftonbladet, the man's home, as well as the police station, have now been searched.

Several films, computers, a camera and a cell phone have been confiscated and the case has now been turned over to prosecutor Håkan Rosvall.

"The crime sexual molestation can lead to either fines or prison for up to two years, so depending on the circumstances, it may of course be fairly serious," Rosvall told the newspaper.

He added he didn't know how long the secret camera had been mounted in the women's changing room before being discovered, but that it's one of the matters now being looked into.

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According to the Swedish police, employees at Solna's police station have all been informed about the incident, and have been offered professional support.

Clara Guibourg (clarabara@hotmail.com)

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Your comments about this article

20:10 December 29, 2011 by muzmar
It is normal.

Swedish people especially who work in government organizations do not care for people even their colleagues.
20:26 December 29, 2011 by Coaxen
Show us some of the movies, let us judge how immoral they are!
20:40 December 29, 2011 by dizzymoe33
I sure hope he will receive some punishment and lose his job as well? This is wrong he would be p*ssed off if it happened to him or someone he cares about.
20:43 December 29, 2011 by AW_S
Is crime in Sweden really on so very high level?

What is the situation in Norway?

Is Scandinavia a safe place to live?
00:45 December 30, 2011 by Avidror
@ AW_S

I don't know about Swedish crime rates as a whole, but sex-related crimes and domestic violence are more common in Sweden than in the other European countries, with 46 rapes per 100,000 inhabitants.

In Norway, the rape rate is 1/4 when compared to Sweden.



But let's be serious: this is Europe. Try to find sex-related crime and domestic violence rates worldwide, and you'll discover, for example, that South Africa is often labelled as "the World's rape capital".

I mean, Scandinavian countries (and European ones) are generally safe. If you want to see epidemic rates of crime, you must travel beyond Western and Northern Europe's borders.
02:03 December 30, 2011 by b-c

And the reason for the Swedish stats is of course that victims are more prone to report, which is a good thing.


Yes, Scandinavia is a very safe. On an unrelated note it is also an extremely boring place, so don't move there.
09:10 December 30, 2011 by jostein
#6 AW_S


Not as bad.

Depends on how much money you have.
09:49 December 30, 2011 by StockholmSam
Judging from previous cases involving the raping of passed-out girls and filming of children on beaches, I can only assume that since the women did not know they were being filmed then the charges will be dismissed.
15:18 December 30, 2011 by Åskar

With the words of Benjamin Disraeli (who might not have said them at all): "There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics".
17:07 December 30, 2011 by Gosser
So cops are criminals too eh? Well he should get the same punishment as anybody else would, He should not be above the law, as a matter of fact he should be setting the example.

But as long as he kept them for his own personal gratification and didn't publish them on the internet he should be charged with invasion of privacy. This is something that I'm sure a lot guy's wished they could do but are afraid to. Boy's used to and probably still do I guess try to sneek a peek of the girls getting changed after gym class.

Come to think of it they should let us guy's see these video's to determine if they were done in poor taste or not. LOL
13:55 December 31, 2011 by SimonDMontfort
....so THATs why we never see the police enforcing road traffic safety where I live..? They are otherwise engaged
17:02 December 31, 2011 by motti
will the trial be held in camera?
18:06 January 1, 2012 by Avidror
@ Askar

I know statistics are not always reliable, especially those rape-related, because many rapes aren't denounced or can't be proved. But what would we use to try to know in what countries more rapes are committed?

@ Gosser

Not every single police officer is a criminal offender. And police officers are punished more severly than other people when they commit a crime because they're police officers.
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