West Yorkshire Police's report into its involvement with Jimmy Savile has highlighted the 'stark and shocking' fact that there are over 214 crimes nationally relating to Savile with only 'five coming to light during Savile's lifetime'.
There is no doubt that police forces made mistakes in relation to sharing and keeping information relating to Savile so no single clear picture of his offending could be made.
As Savile’s home police force, WYP would have been the obvious place to collect all such information, but investigation has shown that much of the available information during Savile’s lifetime was never shared with WYP and when it was WYP, did not connect the events to recognise a potential pattern of offending.
We must do everything we can to understand why that was, to ensure it does not happen again.
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