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22 Jun 2022

Rotherham abuse scandal: Calls for more accountability after IOPC report

North of England Correspondent

One thousand four hundred girls were abused, trafficked and groomed in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013.

But not one police officer, past or present, lost their job – despite more than 200 allegations of police failures.

Today victims and survivors responded angrily to the publication of a report by the police watchdog into what went wrong, because – they say – the investigation, which took eight years and cost £6 million, hasn’t held anyone fully accountable.