Dating apps must protect users better, says NPCC
Dating apps "must take more responsibility" for protecting their users' safety on dates, the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) has said.
It comes after Stephen Port was found guilty of murdering four men he had met through such apps and websites.
Chief Constable Jane Sawyers, police lead for LGBT issues, said apps should provide safety messages.
One app, Grindr, did not reply to a request for comment. Tinder said it took users' safety "very seriously".
Ms Sawyers told the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme that while apps had a role in "signposting people to... read more
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