View Full Version : 'Paedophiles should NOT face criminal charges for looking at child porn'

02-28-2017, 07:08 PM
Paedophiles should not face jail for looking at pornographic images of children unless they are a physical threat to youngsters, says Britainís most senior child protection officer.

Officers should instead focus on the most dangerous offenders who have access to youngsters or are directing abuse online, said chief constable Simon Bailey.

Taking a stance he acknowledged would horrify many, the grandfather-of-two said lower level offending should be decriminalised and dealt with through counselling and rehabilitation


03-02-2017, 10:21 AM
If they are paying money for access to those photos, whether in print or online, they are participating in the abuse of that child. They are feeding the network that does abuse the children.

They can get counseling in prison.