A police probe into data manipulation by two individuals working at Randox Testing Services (RTS) has uncovered that data which supports in excess of 6000 toxicology samples could have been impacted by that manipulation.
A Crimewatch special “Catching the Abusers” focusing on the work of Operation Hydrant in coordinating the police response to allegations of non-recent child sexual abuse has led to calls reporting abuse and sharing information.
The CPS and police have published the first ever joint honour-based violence/abuse and forced marriage protocol today [14 December 2016], outlining their commitment to the successful investigation and prosecution of these crimes. The protocol recognises the importance of strong partnership working between these two agencies.
Following ongoing and widespread publicity surrounding allegations of child sexual abuse within football, many police forces across the country have received a significant number of calls, both reporting further allegations and offering information.