Thursday, January 21, 2010

Something about Rotorua?

Another police officer from Rotorua is to face trial on historic sex charges. In case people had forgotten, Rotorua is where the Rickards / Shipton / Schollum rape-clique hailed from - and they're not the only ones. Apparently the new defendent - Iosefa "Joe" Fiaola - is the ninth Rotorua policeman to be charged with historic sex crimes.

Something was clearly very wrong in Rotorua's police culture in the 80's to turn so many of its police - people who were supposed to protect people - into rapists and sexual predators. But the scarier thought is that we've found so many police rapists in Rotorua because its the only place we've really looked...