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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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Child abuse ‘whitewash’ as Rotherham council chiefs escape blame

Child abuse ‘whitewash’ as Rotherham council chiefs escape blame Andrew Norfolk, Chief Investigative Reporter September 7 2017, 12:01am, The Times Sarah Champion, the South Yorkshire town’s MP, called the reports a “wasted opportunity”Getty Images New inquiries into the Rotherham child abuse scandal were … Continue reading

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Public service nomination for Office of South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

A leading police commissioner could be in line for an award for excellence to public service. The Office of the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Dr Alan Billings has been shortlisted for an Association for Public Service Excellence Award. … Continue reading

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Six reports into Rotherham sex abuse scandal due to be published next month

THE results of six separate probes into the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal are expected to be published next month — which one survivor hopes will see ex-council officers put in the dock. Law firm Gowling WLG is due to … Continue reading

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