Police create buzz over provocative ‘don’t be a D-bag’ campaign

The Gainesville, Fla., police department has Twitter buzzing over provocative tweets that ask men and women to “step in and make a difference” if they see a drunk woman being taken advantage of at a party.

The tweets include attention grabbing messages, along with two videos — one depicts a male intervening on behalf of an intoxicated young woman, the other shows two females stepping in to help.

One of the messages in the colorful social media campaign about alcohol-related sexual assault warns guys, “Don’t be a D-Bag,” as Twitchy reported.

Another sparked criticism as some took it to mean the police department was endorsing prison rape:



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