Scandal-hit South Yorkshire Police currently have 173 live investigations into suspected child sexual exploitation, it has emerged.
It comes after a report revealed 1,400 children were sexually exploited over a 16-year period in Rotherham - and criticised the force for considering many of the young victims with "contempt".
The 173 investigations include 32 ongoing reports in Rotherham itself.
Children as young as 11 were raped by large groups of men, a new inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham has found.
A report into 16 years of child sexual abuse in Rotherham has concluded that the true scale of exploitation in the town will never be known.