Savile failings 'could reoccur'

The police inspector watchdog and the head of Greater Manchester Police have warned forces' failures to share intelligence on a prolific offender such as Jimmy Savile could happen again. A report has highlighted missed opportunities to stop the abuse

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Sussex Police: We have improved as a result of Savile

Sussex Police says the public has more confidence in reporting sexual crimes as a result of the changes in the force post-Savile.

As soon as news about Jimmy Saville started to break in October last year, we commenced our own detailed internal management review, including looking at all our investigation reports, revisiting the victim in Sussex and talking to the officers involved.

As a result we have improved our service to victims.

Sussex Police have spoken with 30 people who have come forward since October 2012, regarding incidents relating to Jimmy Savile...

We are encouraged by increased reporting, which indicates that victims are now confident enough to make their report and we will endeavour to achieve the best possible outcome for them.

– Sussex Police Deputy Chief Constable Giles York

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