South Yorkshire Police leads national problem solving programme after £6.35m Police Transformation Fund award

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South Yorkshire Police is leading on a national problem solving and demand reduction partnership working initiative after being awarded £6.35 million of funding from the Home Office over three years. The sum, awarded to South Yorkshire Police from the Police … Continue reading

Police forces ‘failing’ to record thousands of crimes

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Three police forces failed to record thousands of crimes a year, the police watchdog has said. South Yorkshire Police “requires improvement” four years after criticism about the Rotherham sex abuse scandal. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services … Continue reading

Reassurance for child sex crime victims as crime commissioner offers direct intervention if police fail to act

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Child sexual abuse victims who believe the police response has been inadequate in South Yorkshire have been told to take their concerns directly to the county’s police and crime commissioner after it emerged an investigation has been launched into an … Continue reading

Star Interview: ‘Young people are being groomed and drawn into gangs for criminal activity – that’s the thing we need to keep an eye on’

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It is, agrees Dr Alan Billings, time to seek real answers. South Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has been weighing up the background to a wave of violence that has left the county’s force facing an almost unprecedented demand – … Continue reading

The Week That Was – Last Weeks Top Ten 17th March 2018

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Last Weeks Top Ten 17th March  2018 Akhtar…a spider at the centre of the taxi trade web Rawmarsh man jailed for 17 years for raping teenager Britain’s ‘worst ever’ child grooming scandal exposed: Hundreds of young girls raped, beaten, sold … Continue reading