“Spread your legs.” Marlene Hope, a recently retired Detective heard those words at the beginning of a meeting with senior Calgary Police Service officers. She was a Sergeant at the time.
Marlene Hope retired from the Calgary Police Service in August of 2015 as a Detective. Prior to that rank she had been a Sergeant and a 26 year veteran of the CPS. Roy was joined by Marlene Hope, as well as US Attorney Gloria Allred, and Liane Tessier and Atoya Montague, who all weighed in on the issue of sexual assault in the workplace.
If a woman is sexually assaulted in the work place, what is to be done? And, what is to be done to prevent these issues from arising in the first place? Do you believe women when they tell you that they were sexually assaulted?