Paramedic Andrew Barrett jailed for sex assaults on girl – BBC News

‘A paramedic who admitted sexually assaulting a teenager and possessing indecent images of her has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 1st September 2015

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Date fixed for Lord Janner hearing – BBC News

Posted September 2nd, 2015 in child abuse, disclosure, elderly, evidence, mental health, news, sexual offences, trials by sally

‘A judge will decide at a hearing on 7 December whether Lord Janner, who is facing child sex abuse charges spanning three decades, is fit to plead.’

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BBC News, 1st September 2015

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Chelsea pensioner jailed for twelve months for sexually assaulting young woman – The Independent

Posted September 1st, 2015 in elderly, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A Chelsea pensioner has been jailed for 12 months for sexually assaulting a young woman in his room. Patrick Teegan, 72, was convicted at Isleworth Crown Court last month of assaulting the woman, in her 20s, in May last year.’

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The Independent, 28th September 2015

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Rotherham abuse scandal: IPCC working to identify 100 police officers – The Guardian

‘Investigators looking at how the police treated complaints of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham say they are now working to identify more than 100 officers.’

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The Guardian, 26th August 2015

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63 sex offenders back in jail after lie detector tests – Daily Telegraph

‘Paedophiles and rapists are caught out breaking the terms of their release from prison after undergoing new polygraph tests, Ministry of Justice figures show.’
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Daily Telegraph, 22nd August 2015

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Wayne Scott report: Behaviour of police officer ‘unchallenged’ – BBC News

Posted August 20th, 2015 in complaints, news, police, professional conduct, reports, sexual offences by sally

‘The “degrading behaviour” of a police officer jailed for multiple rapes was allowed to “flourish” unchallenged, a report has found.’

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BBC News, 20th August 2015

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Man convicted of raping 13-year-old despite testimony by Lady Butler-Sloss – The Guardian

Posted August 19th, 2015 in child abuse, inquiries, judges, news, rape, sexual offences by sally

‘A nightclub doorman has been found guilty of raping a 13-year-old girl despite a prominent retired high court judge appearing in court to give character evidence on his behalf.’

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The Guardian, 18th August 2015

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Sex offences on trains and stations reach record level – BBC News

Posted August 19th, 2015 in news, sexual offences, statistics, transport, women by sally

‘The number of recorded sexual offences on trains and at stations has risen 25% to a record level, British Transport Police figures suggest.’

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BBC News, 19th August 2015

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Theresa May urged to review Gurpal Virdi sex charge case – BBC News

Posted August 18th, 2015 in London, news, police, race discrimination, sexual offences by sally

‘Home Secretary Theresa May is being urged to review the case of a retired Asian police officer investigated on a sex charge by the force that previously racially discriminated against him.’
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BBC News, 18th August 2015

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Police officer cleared of ‘acting on behalf of’ Jimmy Savile – BBC News

Posted August 17th, 2015 in complaints, news, police, sexual offences by sally

‘A former inspector has been cleared by the police watchdog over claims he “acted on behalf” of Jimmy Savile.’

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BBC News, 15th August 2015

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Lord Janner not at court to face child sex abuse charges – BBC News

Posted August 14th, 2015 in child abuse, elderly, mental health, news, sexual offences, trials by tracey

‘Lord Janner has failed to appear at court to face child sex abuse charges, despite the High Court ruling he must attend a hearing.’

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BBC News, 14th August 2015

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Paedophiles and sex offenders receiving record sentences as number of convictions soars – The Independent

Posted August 14th, 2015 in child abuse, news, sentencing, sexual offences, statistics by tracey

‘Soaring numbers of paedophiles and other sex offenders are being convicted and are receiving record prison sentences, new figures have disclosed.’

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The Independent, 13th August 2015

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Devon care worker who filmed sex assaults jailed for 10 years – BBC News

‘A “depraved” care worker who sexually assaulted elderly patients and sent footage of the attacks to her boyfriend has been jailed for 10 years.’

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BBC News, 13th August 2015

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Lord Janner child sex abuse charges: Former Labour MP expected to appear in court – The Independent

‘Lord Janner is expected to appear in court to face child abuse charges after his lawyers lost a High Court bid to prevent him having to attend.’

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The Independent, 14th August 2015

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CPS goes on hiring spree to deal with complex cases – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted August 13th, 2015 in Crown Prosecution Service, news, sexual offences, solicitors by sally

‘The Crown Prosecution Service has begun a major recruitment drive to deal with an “exceptional” growth in complex cases.’

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Law Society’s Gazette, 11th August 2015

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Lord Janner child sex abuse charges: Making peer attend court would breach his human rights, lawyers argue – The Independent

‘Lord Janner should not appear in court to answer charges of child sex abuse because it would be a breach of his human rights, his lawyer has argued.’

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The Independent, 11th August 2015

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UK prisons inspector seeks time limits on detention of migrants without trial – The Guardian

‘The chief prisons inspector has called for time limits on the detention of migrants without trial after fresh warnings of a significant deterioration in conditions at an immigration removal centre for women.’

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The Guardian, 12th August 2015

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Max Clifford to stand trial on indecent assault charge – BBC News

Posted August 11th, 2015 in news, sexual offences, trials by sally

‘Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford is to stand trial in February accused of indecently assaulting a 17-year-old girl.’

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BBC News, 10th August 2015

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Man jailed after seeking sex with 13-year-old in sting by Dark Justice – The Guardian

Posted August 10th, 2015 in child abuse, internet, news, sentencing, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

‘A disabled man who tried to meet a 13-year-old girl for sex and brought a morning-after pill with him to stop her getting pregnant has been jailed for three and a half years.’

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The Guardian, 6th August 2015

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In sexual assault cases, the idea of the ‘perfect victim’ is pernicious – The Guardian

‘Compensation has been reduced for sexual assault victims who have criminal convictions. But we need to stop insisting that traumatised people should be model citizens.’

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The Guardian, 7th August 2015

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