South Yorkshire Police’s top cops during Jay Report period being probed by police watchdog

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TOP cops who policed Rotherham over the 16-year period in which the Jay Report said 1,400 children were sexually exploited are being investigated by the police watchdog. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) will look into whether chief superintendents, … Continue reading

The case for the denialists, I presume?

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Casey inspection, weird isn’t it, they could have done 3 more reports based on the following: “I would challenge lots of the Jay report, we feel bruised by it. Where is our right of reply? Who is fighting our corner … Continue reading

“More cock up than conspiracy.” Rotherham and issues of professional negligence and misconduct

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This week saw the publication of six reports into varying aspects of historical issues in Rotherham associated with the child sexual exploitation scandal uncovered by Professor Alexis Jay three years ago. The reports were originally commissioned in 2014 and 2015 … Continue reading

Sansome: Its ok to make light of the Jay and Casey reports

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Councillor Stuart Sansome thinks making light of the Jay and Casey reports in a pithy comment on Twitter is an acceptable thing to do. Curiously, the reponse is directed at something completely unrelated. Why? By-election anyone? Thorpe-Salvin-Cake-Eater Previously: https://rotherhampolitics.wordpress.com/the-rotherham-politics-originals/thorpe-salvin-cake-eater/

CSE: 3,000 more lines of inquiry in Rotherham abuse investigation

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ALMOST 3,000 more lines of inquiry and 20 further suspects have been identified in the last six months by investigators looking into child sex abuse in Rotherham, the Advertiser can reveal. The National Crime Agency’s (NCA) Operation Stovewood was set … Continue reading

The man who would be Mayor: But is he a fit and proper person?

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The trouble with “regime change” is that it strips away organisational memory, and so entrenches the power of those that survive the cull. So it is with the Rotherham Labour Group. There are no elections in Rotherham this year, but … Continue reading

NCA to hire 50 more officers for ‘unparalleled’ Rotherham abuse scandal investigation

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More than 50 officers from across the country are to join the huge criminal investigation into the Rotherham child abuse scandal. The National Crime Agency, which is running Operation Stovewood, is looking to hire 51 police officers on two-year secondments … Continue reading