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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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Yorkshire officer in probe of paedophile rock star Ian Watkins is named

A police sergeant who retired part-way through a four-year investigation into South Yorkshire Police officers failing to act on evidence that rock star Ian Watkins was a paedophile has accidentally been publicly named by a police watchdog. ‘How attitudes of … 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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South Yorkshire Police inspector disciplined for racist, sexist and offensive comments

A POLICE inspector has been given a final warning after making racist, sexist and offensive comments to his colleagues. The South Yorkshire police officer, who cannot be named, accepted 12 breaches of the professional standards of behaviour expected by the … Continue reading

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Police: “Insufficient evidence” for new Rotherham Council abuse scandal investigation

SOUTH Yorkshire Police has ruled out a new investigation into former council managers and councillors over the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal — despite more than 16,000 people backing calls for a fresh probe. An abuse survivor known as Elizabeth … Continue reading

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