Investigators working to identify 100 officers in Rotherham sex abuse scandal
Investigators looking at how the police treated complaints of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham say they are now working to identify scores of officers.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission said it had received 47 referrals from South Yorkshire Police, involving more than 100 allegations.
VIDEO: Rotherham police chief explains why no staff disciplined for abuse scandal
South Yorkshire Police’s district commander for Rotherham Jason Harwin has explained why the force has not opted to internally discipline its staff over the Rotherham child sex exploitation scandal.
In an interview with The Star, Chief Superintendent Harwin said that the force is leaving the matter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission, which is investigating at least 42 officers who were allegedly involved in letting down victims of the abuse scandal in Rotherham.
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