‘Serious concerns’ raised about performance of South Yorkshire Police Serious concerns have been raised about the performance of South Yorkshire Police following a series of inspections. The force has been judged as requiring improvement in its effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy … Continue reading
The Yorkshire police force whose chief constable left under a cloud a week ago has been given the lowest possible score by a watchdog for its protection of vulnerable victims. In a damning indictment, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), … Continue reading
The chief constable of Humberside Police is stepping down with immediate effect, days ahead of a watchdog’s report. Justine Curran, 48, who joined the force nearly four years ago, is taking early retirement ahead of two reports by Her Majesty’s … Continue reading
Call for inquiry into ‘shambles’ of South Yorkshire Police after Hillsborough inquests Lawyers acting for the Hillsborough victims’ families have demanded the Home Secretary begin a ‘root and branch’ inquiry into South Yorkshire Police. Solicitor Elkan Abrahamson called for the … Continue reading
Under pressure police officers slow at investigating crime in South Yorkshire South Yorkshire Police has been told it ‘requires improvement’ at keeping people safe and reducing crime. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary looked at how well the force prevents crime … Continue reading
Police ‘not properly prepared’ to tackle honour-based crime Police in England and Wales are not adequately prepared to combat so-called honour-based crimes, inspectors say. In the first review of police responses, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary said three forces out … Continue reading
South Yorkshire – National Child Protection Inspection post inspection review Summary Protecting children is one of the most important tasks the police undertake. Only the police can investigate suspected crimes, arrest perpetrators and monitor sex offenders. Police officers have the … Continue reading
Rotherham children ‘still at risk’ The police force at the centre of the Rotherham abuse scandal still needs to make “major improvements” to some child protection procedures, a report finds. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-33599061 Readers may be interested in: https://rotherhampolitics.wordpress.com/child-sexual-exploitation-in-rotherham-updated/child-sexual-exploitation-in-rotherham-2015/
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