NYPD backtracks after captain’s absurd comments about Tinder rape

A police captain made some eyebrow-raising remarks about an increase in sexual assaults in a New York City neighborhood, according to an article published Friday.

His comments were so off-base, and they whipped up a storm of controversy so large, that the mayor’s office had to respond. So did the New York Police Department.

In comments reported by local news website DNAinfo New York, NYPD’s 94th precinct Capt. Peter Rose distinguished between “stranger rape” and “acquaintance rape,” lumping Tinder into the latter.

Read More: http://mashable.com/2017/01/06/rape-tinder-nypd-responds/#9nKAQP.R2Pq2

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