Sergeant Marja Vuento stated that many reports were made by people who were drunk and inconsiderate, and that the number of baseless rape reports had risen hand in hand with the increase of women's alcohol consumption. The department classified reports as false which the complainant later said were false, but Lisak points out that Kanin's study did not scrutinize the police's processes or employ independent checkers to protect results from bias. No polygraphs were used, the investigations were the sole responsibility of a ranking female officer, and a rape charge was only counted as false under complainant recantation. Sherita Dixon-Cole, 37, of Grapevine, Texas, was stopped in her white Chevrolet Malibu early Sunday morning by Texas Department of Public Safety officer Daniel Hubbard, who said in an affidavit that her driving was "erratic and unsafe for the roadway" and it took "several miles" to pull over the vehicle. Retired international lawyer and former U. Some behaviors associated with lying by juries is actually typical of true rapes, including kissing or a previous relationship with the rapist. It will also ultimately bring us closer to understanding the conditions in which sexual harassment and violence are enabled. Incorrect assumptions about false rape allegations increases the likelihood that a person who reports rape will be blamed or disbelieved. Other tips may anger feminists, but also make inherent sense: The following day, Dallas-based civil rights attorney Lee Merritt released a statement revealing Dixon-Cole's startling allegations. As women speak out, some have been met with explicit counter accusations that their descriptions are untrue. Vogel concludes that the high focus on false allegations could contribute to the myth that rapes are rare and false reports are common, when the facts don't back up those perceptions. Another report identified charging decisions involving allegations of false accusations of rape and an additional 11 false allegations of both domestic violence and rape between January and May and found of these cases, 35 were prosecuted based upon false accusations of rape. Hubbard said he administered multiple field sobriety tests and found what he believes was vodka in two open containers in the backseat and a cup in the driver's seat of Dixon-Cole's car. Her story was quickly picked up by multiple news outlets and widely shared on social media. For example, sometimes people contact the police because they are worried that a crime might have been committed. This suggests they might have been reporting figures inaccurately before being monitored.