The Chief Constable of Norfolk says it’s not up to women to change their behaviour to stay safe following the murder of Sarah Everard.
Paul Sanford was speaking at the launch of a new website #StreetSafe, which encourages women to report places in the county where they have concerns over their security.
Mr Sanford’s comments came after the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner apologised for suggesting women should be more “streetwise” in a BBC interview.
Last week former Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens was given a whole life sentence for the kidnap and murder of Ms Everard.
Mr Sandford told UEA Journalism: “it’s men who need to change here. The problem with violence against women and girls is it’s perpetrated by men and it’s for them to change their ways not women.”
He spoke to Jack Maclean: