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Neil Wilby – ‘Bad on their merits’

In April 2012, David Crompton stepped out of the shadow of Sir Norman Bettison and took up the post of chief constable of South Yorkshire Police (SYP). It is a matter of record that, after being rejected at first by … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire Police chiefs urge child sex abuse victims to come forward following successful prosecution

South Yorkshire Police chiefs are urging child sex abuse victims to come forward another gang was jailed for over 80 years. Six men were today jailed for a total of 81-and-a-half years for their role in the sexual exploitation of … Continue reading

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Top cop’s new crime-fighting plan

A TEAM of four police officers have been tasked with reducing demand on their colleagues by preventing crime across the borough as funding cuts continue to hit South Yorkshire Police. Rotherham’s top cop Chief Supt Rob Odell said two officers … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire police officer who called colleague ‘sweetcheeks’ keeps his job

A police officer who bombarded a female officer with questions about her underwear has kept his job – despite being found guilty of gross misconduct. Sergeant Jeremy Fitzgibbons, 47, broke down in tears after a disciplinary panel told him he … Continue reading

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Prosecutors get files on 23 Hillsborough disaster suspects

Hillsborough investigators have passed files relating to 23 suspects to the Crown Prosecution Service, a spokesman for the two criminal investigations into the disaster has said. The inquiries into the tragedy, which happened at the FA Cup semi-final on April … Continue reading

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Yorkshire police sergeant faces sack for calling colleague ‘sweetcheeks’

A SOUTH Yorkshire police sergeant who allegedly called his junior officer ‘sweetcheeks’ and asked whether she was wearing a black thong during work phone calls faces being dismissed from the force. Sergeant Jeremy Fitzgibbons will appear before a public misconduct … Continue reading

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‘Police must explain why boy’s canal death was deemed ‘not suspicious’

A coroner has adjourned an inquest after telling police they need to explain why they treated the death of an 11-year-old as not suspicious, despite inconsistencies in witnesses’ evidence. Subhaan Ali, who couldn’t swim, drowned in a canal in July … Continue reading

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