Raids over child porn claims

Some 76 people have been arrested during 48 hours of raids as part of an operation targeting suspected internet paedophiles. Earlier, the Child Exploitation and Online Protection (Ceop) warned that abusive images are becoming more extreme.

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  1. Chris Choi

CEOP concerned about funding gap as online paedophile threat increases

The threat of online paedophilia is rising and that means an increased workload for the kind officers who deal with it.

What's making life harder for them is the evolution of technology, giving paedophiles more ways of contacting a victim and more options for storage of material.

We're about to enter a whole new era of policing in this country - for the first time we'll have elected commissioners - so this is a message from CEOP to the new bosses to say 'make sure you fund this policing'.

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