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Today: Rochdale child sex abuse review

March 13th, 2015

Episode 202 of 1279 episodes

Greater Manchester Police has said none of the police officers involved in the investigation of child sex grooming allegations in Rochdale will face further misconduct proceedings. The internal investigation was ordered after nine men were jailed in 2012 for abusing girls as young as 13. Its report concludes that officers placed too much emphasis on the credibility of the victims, and not enough on the crime. Margaret Oliver is a former detective and family liaison officer for Greater Manchester Police, who worked on child sex grooming cases in Rochdale and resigned from the force over its treatment of victims. Sir Peter Fahy is the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police.

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