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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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Rotherham ‘classical model’ CSE – some fresh insights

Amongst the select group of British Pakistanis that have rallied around Sarah Champion is one Maajid Nawaz, former Islamist turned anti-extremist campaigner and radio host. Speaking on his LBC show he observed “Only three percent of the United Kingdom’s population … Continue reading

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Dozens wait for compensation over Rotherham sex abuse

Dozens of victims of the Rotherham child abuse scandal are still waiting for compensation payouts from the authorities that failed them to be agreed – despite many already having given evidence in court that resulted in criminal convictions. More than … Continue reading

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Ex-South Yorkshire Police officers apply for Hillsborough funding

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Three ex-police officers charged over the Hillsborough disaster have applied for public funds for their legal fees. They include former Ch Supt David Duckenfield who faces 95 charges of manslaughter by gross negligence following the 1989 disaster. Former Ch Supt … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire Police bring in ‘civilian investigators’ to deal with vulnerable victims

A Yorkshire police force is to employ 18 ‘civilian investigators’ trained to work with vulnerable victims of abuse as part of a pioneering partnership with a university in the region. South Yorkshire Police, which was heavily criticised for turning a … Continue reading

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We had lost our way: South Yorkshire Police chief’s vision for a transformed force

It was a year ago this month that Stephen Watson started work in his new job, after making the 115-mile journey from high-performing Durham Police to what was arguably the country’s most ill-starred constabulary. At that point he was South … Continue reading

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