KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A 13-year veteran of the Kansas City Police Department is behind bars after allegedly having sex with two women in exchange for not arresting them, NBC station kshb.com reported.
[...]The woman told police that he threatened to bust her for prostitution if she didn't have sex with him. She said he was dressed in a uniform with a gun.
At first, the victim thought Holmes was a security guard -- until she recognized him when she went to South Patrol to file a police report that her car had been stolen.
The victim and a hotel clerk identified Holmes during a line-up.
The second victim who came forward told police that Holmes asked her if she was a prostitute, and then forced her to take him back to her room at the A-1 Motel on 87th Street.
[...]She told officers he threatened to arrest her for marijuana she had in the room if she didn't have sex with him. She said he was wearing a KCPD uniform at the time.
I find it interesting that rather than describe this event as a straightforward rape, the news is describing this event as an "exchange."
"A 13-year veteran of the Kansas City Police Department is behind bars after allegedly having sex with two women in exchange for not arresting them," the opening line reads.
In reality, the uniformed and fully armed police officer threatened to arrest the women for non-crimes such as prostitution and possession of marijuana unless they had sex with him. The article and headline implies the cop somehow relented to have sex with the women in exchange for not arresting them, as though it was some sort of trade, rather than an armed agent of the state straightforwardly threatening to arrest and jail women unless they let him rape them.
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