Tag Archives: South Yorkshire Police

South Yorkshire Police “acting on report’s criticisms”

‘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

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Revealed: The Highest Ranking Officer Involved in the Rotherham Scandal

After 10 months of battling with the Independent Police Complaints Commission to reveal the ranks of all police officers issued with misconduct notices, for their part in the Rotherham child abuse scandal, the IPCC have finally relented. On the 13th … Continue reading

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Star FEATURE: Tough-talking new neighbourhoods police chief vows to release South Yorkshire communities from grip of criminal gangs

Crime-riddled neighbourhoods will be released from the grip of the criminal gangs that control them – paving the way for residents to take back control of their own streets. That is the key message from the new man in charge … Continue reading

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‘Must do better’: Two Yorkshire police forces ‘fail’ their annual report

TWO OF Yorkshire’s four police forces were today handed damning indictments of their performance, with the government’s chief inspector raising “serious concerns” about their ability to maintain safety and reduce crime. The South Yorkshire and Humberside forces were said to … Continue reading

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Child abuse victim attacks officials who failed to help

A woman who was abused by the leader of a child grooming gang in Rotherham and had his son has waived her right to anonymity to highlight the failings of the authorities. Sammy Woodhouse first talked about her experience to … Continue reading

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Neil Wilby – ‘Bad on their merits’

In April 2012, David Crompton stepped out of the shadow of Sir Norman Bettison and took up the post of chief constable of South Yorkshire Police (SYP). It is a matter of record that, after being rejected at first by … Continue reading

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Child sex abuse: Inquiries into claims of police failings

The Independent Police Complaints Commission says it is handling 187 investigations into potential police failures in dealing with past child sex abuse cases in England and Wales. A BBC Freedom of Information request revealed 27 completed inquiries have resulted in … Continue reading

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