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South Yorkshire’s police force set to lose ‘swathes’ of its expertise

A YORKSHIRE police force is set to ‘lose vast swathes of experience and expertise’, according to staff representatives, as dozens of ‘exhausted and burnt out’ officers apply for redundancy. The warning from the South Yorkshire branch of the Police Federation … Continue reading

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Over 150 South Yorkshire police officers apply for redundancy

Over 150 police officers have applied to leave South Yorkshire Police as part of a voluntary redundancy scheme. Bosses recently offered officers the chance to leave the force and 154 applied for voluntary redundancy before the window closed. The idea … Continue reading

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YP Exclusive: South Yorkshire Police scandal payouts bill now £14m and rising

South Yorkshire Police is preparing to find an initial £14m for future compensation payouts to victims of the Hillsborough disaster and the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal – but the final bill may end up being much higher. A new … Continue reading

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Questions over millions of pounds of road safety money which is ‘missing’ from ex-police chief’s private firm

Questions over millions of pounds of road safety money which is ‘missing’ from ex-police chief’s private firm A firm run by ex-police officers has allegedly taken large sums of public money  Millions of pounds meant to fund road safety schemes … Continue reading

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Now police face legal action over Sheffield tree-felling arrests

CAMPAIGNERS who were arrested as they protested at tree-felling by Sheffield Council say they plan to take South Yorkshire Police to court. Fourteen people will contest the legality of their arrests, charges and time spent in detention and on bail … 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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South Yorkshire hotels allowing men to check into rooms with teenage girls

A police operation found hotels in South Yorkshire are still allowing men to check into rooms with teenage girls despite the child sexual exploitation scandal. Hotels across the county have received training on how to spot the signs of potential … Continue reading

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