Fewer than 5 percent appeared to have photographs of the poster’s face, and fewer still included a name for the poster.
For predators, the calculation is simple: If someone doesn’t want to show an identity online, he will be less likely to report an assault or robbery.
In Fairfax County, Detective Darrin De Coster said that even when victims speak with police, they can be vague about the details of crimes.
“You will have a person say, ‘They came into my room and took my laptop.’ And you can tell you’re only getting half of the story.
Between the shift work, the long hours and dealing with dangerous, life and death situations – being a cop can be very stressful.Having dated several people who work in law enforcement, I’ve learned quite a bit. One of the things I initially loved when I dated a cop for the first time was how safe I felt with them.Not only do they care about your wellbeing, you know they also care about the wellbeing of those around them – it’s a nice feeling.) However, as much as dating a police officer may seem sexy, the reality is often more complicated than you might think.The intensity of their job can have differing effects on a relationship in both good and ways.But you can’t force the whole story from them if they don’t want to give it,” said De Coster, who investigates sex crimes. But police and online dating experts point out that Craigslist personals ads are, in many ways, simply an extension of those in print publications.