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Hillsborough officers cash plea refused by South Yorkshire PCC

Hillsborough officers cash plea refused by South Yorkshire PCC Two former police officers charged in connection with the Hillsborough disaster will not receive financial aid from South Yorkshire Police. Former Ch Supt Donald Denton and former Det Ch Insp Alan … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire Police to recruit civilians as inspectors

Police chiefs in South Yorkshire are looking to recruit ‘direct entry’ inspectors to bring new talent into the force. The Direct Entry Inspector programme offers civilians a route into policing which avoids them working their way up the ranks from … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire Police officers could wear body cameras for interviews at crime scenes

Police officers could wear body cameras to interview suspects and witnesses at crime scenes to keep them on the frontline longer. New Home Office regulations will allow officers to use body-worn cameras to save them time and free them up … Continue reading

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Police sex clean-up still not complete

NONE of Yorkshire’s police forces have fully implemented action plans designed to address concerns over officers and staff abusing their position for sex, a report out today concludes. Inspectors delivered the warning in a follow-up assessment after laying bare the … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire Police chiefs back abuse victim’s law change campaign

Calls for child sex abuse victims to be pardoned for crimes they committed while being groomed have been backed by South Yorkshire Police bosses. Sammy Woodhouse, who was abused by a Rotherham sex gang, said her criminal record prevents her … Continue reading

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Complaints handling “robust” claims South Yorkshire Police

SOUTH Yorkshire Police has defended its handling of complaints as “robust” after being criticised by a watchdog. The Independent Police Complaints Commission listed the force as one of four nationally which had taken longer last year to resolve allegationsagainst itself … Continue reading

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Police pay rise will use Rotherham CSE money, crime commissioner says

POLICE pay rises could affect Rotherham CSE investigations, South Yorkshire’s policing tsar suggested. Police and Crime Commissioner Dr Alan Billings expressed mixed feelings about police and prison service raises. His statement comes one day after the Government announced the end … Continue reading

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