Ex-police officer referred to IPCC over Savile allegations

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) are looking into a former West Yorkshire police officer who is alleged to have acted on behalf of Jimmy Savile by contacting Surrey police before his 2009 police interview.

The IPCC are asking West Yorkshire, Surrey, Sussex, Thames Valley, Greater Manchester, Metropolitan and Lancashire police forces to examine the Savile information and see if there are issues of police misconduct.

The IPCC said it hopes this investigation on possible misconduct on Savile can play a part in what many see as a "catalogue of institutional failings."

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