The vile 'beasts and monsters' in court for sick child sex offences amid calls not call them 'paedos'
Police chiefs are encouraging journalists to stop describing sex offenders who commit sick child offences as 'paedos', 'beasts' and 'monsters'. New guidance issued claims these sorts of words are harmful and should no longer be used when referring to criminals who are guilty of sex offences.
Phrases such as 'perpetrators of child sexual abuse' are instead being encouraged. Reporters are also being urged to use just factual information rather than describing the convicts as 'monsters' or 'beasts'.
The guidance has been issued by Devon and Cornwall's police and crime commissioner. It also claims reporting an offender has been 'caged' rather than jailed should be avoided.
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