Probe into ex-officer over Savile

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has launched an independent investigation into the alleged actions of a former inspector with West Yorkshire Police. The officer allegedly 'acted on behalf’ of Jimmy Savile.

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Transcript shows Savile was 'incredibly controlling'

Criminologist Mark Williams-Thomas, who has read the transcript of the police interview with Jimmy Savile, says it shows how controlling the performer was:

This is a man who is incredibly controlling. He makes threats to the police officers. He talks about ... how he owns Stoke Mandeville [hospital]. He talks about how he has had the keys to Broadmoor [high-security psychiatric hospital].

And he makes a direct threat to the officers that 'if this continues I will take you to the Old Bailey'.

– mark williams-thomas, criminologist

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