Yes, even I’ve had my own experiences with sexual predators, but on the daily I get to operate in the world without constant harassment and fear. Every one of us deserves that freedom.
When Bill looked you in the eye, you could see he was sharp as a tack and could instantly cut through any bullshit you might throw. He never abused that power though. He always played along, always wanted the best in people to shine.
Good ideas with low risk should be pursued individually with the spirit that something done is better than nothing happening. Throwing up our hands and blaming the other team for being idiots is how things get worse, not better.