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HM Inspectors report on South Yorkshire Police

Report makes several recommendations Credit: ITV Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Police faces fresh criticism from inspectors today, over how well it deals with vulnerable children in care homes.

The report follows a routine inspection made in May by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary. It concludes that the force has "limited understanding" of the risk posed by men who target vulnerable children and that officers showed an "inconsistent response" to child sexual exploitation.

However, it also said the force had a clear set of priorities to protect children and had made progress to improve services. Also that "most staff were well trained for their roles and committed to protecting children".

Here's Dru Sharpling from HM Inspectorate of Constabulary.