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Monday, 18 February 2013

NO FURTHER ACTION HOW THE POLICE AND CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE FAIL CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS

The Home of Commons Home Affairs Committee   made a report  concerning the conduct of investigations into  child abuse in Children's Homes  from 1998  to  May 2001.


The only journalist  invited to give who gave copious  advise  was Paedophile lover  and MI5 agent Journalist  David Rose.

The Committee had amongst its member  David Cameron MP

 

 What the report reveals is the total betrayal of victims who bravely came forward  by the Police and the Crown Prosecution Service and the Judiciary.



There follows a complete list of all the investigations into child abuse for each Police Area.
Forces like Derby Constabulary are notable because although complaints were made they did not even record them or begin an investigation.




Response by the Association of Chief Police Officers to Questions posed by
Mrs Claire Curtis-Thomas MP on Institutional Abuse Investigations
in England and Wales between January 1998 and May 2001

Force: Avon and Somerset Constabulary
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in August 1999 and is still on-going.
To date, five persons have been arrested during the investigation.
Cases in relation to two individuals have been forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice and to date they have decided to take “no further action” in one of
those cases.
A trial is pending.
During this investigation, 206 victims alleged that they had been subject of abuse.
Force: Cambridgeshire Constabulary
Case Numbers: 1–5
This force has investigated a total of five cases during the relevant period as
detailed below:
1. Commenced in 1999 and was a six month enquiry
2. Commenced in 1999 and has recently been finalised at court
3. Commenced in 2000 and is still on-going
4. Commenced in 2000 and is still on-going
5. Commenced in 2001 and is still on-going
In the above investigations a total of 13 persons were arrested in all.
Cases in relation to three individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice to date and they decided to take “no further action” in two of
those cases.
To date, there have been eight successful prosecutions and no acquittals.
During these investigations, 36 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.

Force: Cheshire Police

Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in 1994 and concluded in 1999.
During this investigation 16 persons were arrested.
Cases in relation to 30 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in 21 of those cases.
There were six successful prosecutions with two further trials discontinued due to
the offenders being too ill to stand trial. One other case was discontinued at court.
During this investigation, 163 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
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Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in 1993 and concluded in 2001.
During this investigation 10 persons were arrested.
Cases in relation to 25 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in 17 of those cases.
There were four successful prosecutions, two acquittals, and four trials were
discontinued at court.

During this investigation, 175 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in 1993 and is still on-going.
To date, 16 persons have been arrested during the investigation.
Cases in relation to 41 individuals have been forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice and to date they have decided to take “no further action” in 33 of
those cases.
To date, there have been five successful prosecutions, one acquittal, and one case
was discontinued at court.
During this investigation, 91 victims alleged that they had been subject of abuse.
Case Number: 4
The investigation commenced in 1997 and is still on-going.
To date, six persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to nine individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action” in six of those
cases.
One offender is currently awaiting trial, and there have been two acquittals.
During this investigation, 49 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 5
The investigation commenced in January 1998 and is still on-going.
To date, four persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to four individuals have been forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action” in two of those
cases.
To date, there has been two successful prosecutions and one trial has been
discontinued at court.
During this investigation, 70 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 6
The investigation commenced in January 2000 and is still on-going.
To date, no persons have yet been arrested and 34 victims allege that they were
subject of abuse
.
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Force: Cumbria Constabulary
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in March 1998 and concluded in June 1998.
No persons were arrested in this investigation.
Cases in relation to three individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, following which they decided to take “no further action” in all
three cases.
During this investigation, 13 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.

Force: Devon and Cornwall
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in July 1999 and is still on-going.
To date, 15 persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to 18 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for either advice or following charge, and they have decided to take “no further action”
in two of those cases. A further 23 persons have been subject of “no further action” in
accordance with an agreed policy between the SIO and CPS.
To date, there have been 10 successful prosecutions and no acquittals.
During this investigation, 369 victims to date have alleged that they were subject
of abuse.

Force: Durham Constabulary
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in September 1998 and concluded in June 1999.
No persons were arrested during the investigation.
Cases in relation to 18 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice and they decided to take “no further action” in all cases.
During this investigation, 25 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Force: Dyfed Powys Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in July 2000 and concluded in June 2001.
Two persons were arrested during the investigation.
Cases in relation to 16 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice and they subsequently decided to take “no further action” in all cases.
During this investigation, 25 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
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Force: Gloucestershire Constabulary
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in February 1998 and is still on-going.
To date, six persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to seven individuals have been forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice to date, and they have decided to take “no further
action” in five of those cases.
To date, there has been one successful prosecution and one acquittal.
During this investigation, 81 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in February 1999 and is still on-going.
To date, eight persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to seven individuals have been forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice to date, and they have decided to take “no further
action” in four of those cases.
During this investigation, 47 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in February 1999 and concluded in July 2000.
During the investigation two persons were arrested.
Acase in relation to one individual was forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action.”
During this investigation, two victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 4
The investigation commenced in March 2000 and concluded in December 2000.
During the investigation three persons were arrested.
Cases in relation to three individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in all cases.
During this investigation, five victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 5
The investigation commenced in January 2001 and is still on-going.
To date, one person has been arrested.
During this investigation, 12 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
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Case Number: 6
The investigation commenced in January 2000 and concluded in December 2000.
During the investigation no persons were arrested.
Acase in relation to one individual was forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in that case.
During this investigation, nine victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.

Force: Greater Manchester Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in January 1998 and is still on-going.
To date, 28 persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to 10 individuals have been forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action” in one of those
cases.
To date, there has been two successful prosecutions and one acquittal. Four persons
are currently awaiting trial.
During this investigation, 322 victims to date have alleged that they were subject
of abuse.

Force: Gwent Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in January 1998 and is still on-going.
To date, nine persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to nine individuals have been forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice and they have decided to take “no further action” in three of those
cases. In addition, the CPS have also recommended “no further action” in 34 matters
where the oVenders were not arrested/interviewed.
To date, there have been three successful prosecutions and three acquittals.
During this investigation, 191 victims to date have alleged that they were subject
of abuse.

Force: Hampshire Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in November 2000 and is now completed.
No persons were arrested in this investigation, and a file of evidence was forwarded
to the Crown Prosecution Service in relation to four suspects where they decided to
take “no further action”.
During this investigation, two victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in November 2000 and the case is awaiting
prosecution.
During the investigation two persons were arrested.
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Cases in relation to two individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice and they decided to take “no further action” in one of those cases.
A trial for one person is impending.
During this investigation, six victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in November 2000 and is still on-going.
To date, no persons have been arrested and the enquiry is still progressing.
During this investigation, 319 victims to date have alleged that they were subject
of abuse.
Case Number: 4
The investigation commenced in May 2000 and concluded in November 2000.
During the investigation, two persons were arrested.
Cases in relation to three individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in two of those cases.

There has been one successful prosecution and no acquittals to date.
During this investigation, 13 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.

Force: Humberside Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in April 2001 and is still on-going. Statistics are not
yet available in relation to this case due to the infancy of the investigation. However
to date, 17 victims have alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in August 1999 and is still on-going.
To date, three persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to eight individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action” in five of those
cases. Matters in relation to the other cases are still ongoing.
During this investigation, 38 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in June 2000 and concluded in February 2001.
During the investigation, no persons were arrested.
Cases in relation to 19 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in all cases.
During this investigation, 22 victims to date alleged that they were subject of abuse.
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Case Number: 4
The investigation commenced in April 2001 and is still on-going.
During the investigation, no persons have been arrested to date.
A case in relation to one individual has been forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice and a decision is awaited.
During this investigation, 12 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
Case Number: 5
The investigation commenced in January 1999 and concluded in April 1999.
During the investigation, three persons were arrested.
Cases in relation to three individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in all those cases.
During this investigation, five victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 6
The investigation commenced in January 1998 and concluded in December 1998.
During this investigation, one person was arrested.
Cases in relation to six individualswere forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in all of those cases.
During this investigation, six victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.

Force: Kent Constabulary
Case Numbers: 1–3
Three cases have been investigated during the stated period as follows:
1. Commenced in July 1998 and is still on-going.
2. Commenced in October 1998 and concluded in June 1999.
3. Commenced in February 1999 and concluded in June 1999.
The following data is provided as a total for all three investigations.
Three persons were arrested during the investigations.
Cases in relation to eight individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice and they decided to take “no further action” in all cases.
During these investigations, 47 victims were traced or came forward as potential
victims.

Force: Lancashire Constabulary
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in November 1998 and concluded in March 2000.
Nine persons were arrested during the investigation.
Cases in relation to all the individuals arrested were forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice, and they proceeded with all cases.
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To date, there has been one successful prosecution with no acquittals, however one
case was dismissed, one case ordered to lie on file, and four stayed on the grounds of
abuse of process.
During this investigation, 83 victims alleged that they had been subject of abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in July 2000 is still on-going.
To date, eight persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to seven individuals have been forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service to date for advice, and they have decided to take “no further
action” in two of those cases.
To date, there have been no prosecutions in this case but there are a number pending.
During this investigation, 99 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.

Force: Leicestershire Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in October 1998 and one person was arrested and
successfully prosecuted. During this investigation eight victims alleged that they were
subject of abuse.

Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in June 1998 and concluded in August 2000.
Three persons were arrested during this investigation.
Cases in relation to the three arrested were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, following which they decided to take “no further action” in two of
those cases.
The other person was successfully prosecuted.
During this investigation, 33 victims alleged that they had been subject of abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in November 1999 and is still on-going.
To date, no persons have yet been arrested, however 111 victims have alleged that
they were subject of abuse.

Force: Lincolnshire Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in December 1997 and concluded in March 2001.
13 persons were arrested during the investigation.
Cases in relation to 14 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in five of those cases.
There were three successful prosecutions and one acquittal.
During this investigation, 40 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
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Force: Merseyside Police
Case Number: 1
This investigation is into 106 different establishments or care settings and
commenced in April 1996 and is still on-going.
86 persons have been arrested during this investigation to date.
It is the policy in this case that all matters are referred to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice before any person is charged. To date, CPS have taken “no further
action” in 73 cases, and additionally, 42 cases have been subject of NFA decisions by
the SIO without referral to the CPS.
To date, there have been 29 successful prosecutions and eight acquittals.
During this investigation, 697 victims to date have alleged that they were subject
of abuse.

Force: Metropolitan Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in October 1998 and is still on-going.
To date, 14 persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to six individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they have decided to “take no further action” in three of those cases.
To date, there has been one successful prosecution and trials in relation to two other
persons are pending. There have been no acquittals.
During this investigation, 27 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in November 1998 and is still on-going.
To date, eight persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to six individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action” in four of those cases.
To date, there has been two successful prosecutions and no acquittals.
During this investigation, 83 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in January 2000 and is still on-going.
To date, six persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to six individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action” in one of those cases.
To date, there has been two successful prosecutions, a trial in relation to one person
is awaited, and one case was not proceeded with.
During this investigation, 45 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
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Force: Norfolk Constabulary
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in April 1998 and is still on-going.
To date, one person has been arrested and the case has been referred to the Crown
Prosecution Service. A decision is awaited.
During this investigation, 12 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in March 2000 and concluded in June 2000.
During the investigation, two persons were arrested.
Cases in relation to the two individuals arrested were forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action” in
both of those cases.
During this investigation, four victims to date have alleged that they were subject
of abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in July 2000 and concluded in February 2001.
During the investigation, one person was arrested.
A case in relation to the one individual arrested was forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice, and they decided to take “no further action”.
During this investigation, 11 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.

Case Number: 4
The investigation commenced in April 2001 and is still on-going. No data is yet
available apart from saying that five victims to date have alleged that they were subject
of abuse.

Force: Northumbria Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in May 1997 and concluded in February 2001.
60 persons were arrested during this investigation.
Cases in relation to 93 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for either advice or following charge, and they have decided to take “no further action”
in 60 of those cases and a decision is still awaited on a further one case.
There were five successful prosecutions and a further three awaiting trial. Nine
persons were acquitted, and 15 cases were not prosecuted.
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Force: North Wales Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in October 1991 and concluded in August 2000.
25 persons were arrested during the investigation.
Cases in relation to 497 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice and they decided to take “no further action” in all but 15 of those
cases referred to them.
There were 13 successful prosecutions and two acquittals.
During this investigation, approximately 500 victims alleged that they had been
subject of abuse.
Force: North Yorkshire Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in September 1997 and concluded in April 2000.
10 persons were arrested during this investigation.
Cases in relation to 23 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in 13 of those cases.
There were five successful prosecutions and five acquittals.
During this investigation, approximately 44 victims alleged that they were subject
of abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in September 1997 and concluded in April 2000.
Five persons were arrested in this investigation.
Cases in relation to 11 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in eight of those cases.
There were two successful prosecutions and one acquittal.
During this investigation, 29 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in April 2000 and is still on-going.
One person has been arrested in this investigation to date.
A case in relation to one individual has been forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice and their decision is awaited.
During this investigation, 30 victims to date have alleged that they were subject of
abuse.
Force: Nottinghamshire Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in March 1998 and a re-trial is now pending.
Two persons were arrested during this investigation.
Cases in relation to two individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for either advice or following charge. One case is awaiting CPS advice, the
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other oVender proceeded to court and the case was acquitted; however a re-trail is
pending.
During this investigation, 13 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in September 2000 where one person was arrested and
a trial is now pending.
During this investigation, nine victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in May 2000 and concluded in February 2001.
One person was arrested however following the investigation no further action was
taken by police due to the lack of evidence.

Force: South Wales Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in September 1996 and concluded in August 1998.
Nine persons were arrested during the investigation.
Cases in relation to 31 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice and they decided to take “no further action” in 22 of those cases. The CPS
agreed with the SIO’s decision to take NFA on a further 117 allegations of abuse.

Following the investigation there were two successful prosecutions and two
acquittals.
During this investigation, 179 victims alleged that they had been subject of abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in April 1997 and is still on-going.
To date, 58 persons have been arrested during the investigation.
To date, cases in relation to 58 individuals have been forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice and they have decided to take “no further action” in 32
of those cases.
To date there have been 11 successful prosecutions and one acquittal; a further five
are currently awaiting trial.
During this investigation, 399 victims alleged that they had been subject of abuse.
Force: South Yorkshire Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in January 1999 and concluded in April 1999.
During the investigation one person was arrested.
A case in relation to the one individual arrested was forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action”.
During this investigation, one victim alleged that he/she was subject of abuse.
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Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in July 2000 and concluded in October 2000.
One person was arrested during this investigation and he was successfully
prosecuted.
During this investigation, one victim alleged that he/she was subject of abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in July 2000 and concluded in October 2000.
One person was arrested during this investigation and he was successfully
prosecuted.
During this investigation, one victim alleged that he/she was subject of abuse.
Force: Staffordshire Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in January 1998 and ran for 6 months.
During the investigation two persons were arrested
A case in relation to one individual was forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service, however the offender committed suicide after charge.
During this investigation, 30 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in June 1999 and is still on-going.
During the investigation, 14 persons have been arrested to date.
Cases in relation to 15 individuals have been forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action” in eight of those
cases to date.
During this investigation, 195 victims to date have alleged that they were subject
of abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in May 1999 and ran for three weeks.
During the investigation, one person was arrested.
A case in relation to the one individual arrested was forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in that
case.
During this investigation, eight victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.

Case Number: 4
The investigation commenced in March 1999 and concluded in June 1999.
During the investigation, no persons were arrested.
Cases in relation to two individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for either advice or following charge, and they decided to take “no further
action” in both those cases.
During this investigation, 15 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
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Case Number: 5
The investigation commenced in February 2001 and is still on-going.
Due to the infancy of this investigation statistics are not yet available, apart from
saying that to date one person has been arrested and eight victims have alleged that
they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 6
The investigation commenced in October 2000 and is still on-going.
To date, no persons were arrested in this investigation.
Cases in relation to the six persons have been forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they have decided to take “no further action” in three of these
cases. Decisions in relation to the other cases are still awaited.
During this investigation, 22 victims to date allege that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 7
The investigation commenced in September 2000 and concluded in February 2001.
One person was arrested in this investigation.
A case in relation to the one person arrested was forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in that
case.
During this investigation, three victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 8
The investigation commenced in July 1999 and ran for two months.
One person was arrested in this investigation.
Cases in relation to the one person arrested was forwarded to theCrown Prosecution
Service for advice, and they decided to take “no further action.”
During this investigation, three victims alleged that they were subject of abuse
.
Case Number: 9
The investigation commenced in November 1999 and ran for two months.
Two persons were arrested in this investigation and following the investigation no
further action was taken.
During this investigation, three victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 10
The investigation commenced in September 1999 and ran for six weeks.
One person was arrested in this investigation and following the investigation no
further action was taken.
During this investigation, two victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
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Case Number: 11
The investigation commenced in January 2000 and ran for two months.
During this investigation, five victims alleged that they were subject of abuse
however following investigation no further action was taken by the Police. No persons
were arrested in this investigation.
Case Numbers: 12–48
There were 37 further investigations that only involved one victim in each of those
cases. There were no prosecutions or acquittals in any of those cases, with “no further
action” being taken either by the Police or the CPS.
Force: Suffolk Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in October 1998 and concluded in February 1999.
One person was arrested during this investigation, and the case was referred to the
Crown Prosecution Service for advice, following which they decided to take “no
further action”.
During this investigation, 10 victims alleged that they had been subject of abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in August 1999 and concluded in October 1999.
One person was arrested during this investigation, and this case was referred to the
Crown Prosecution Service who decided to proceed with the case. This case was,
however, withdrawn prior to trial.
During this investigation, two victims alleged that they had been subject of abuse.
Force: Surrey Police
Case Numbers: 1–6
This force has investigated a total of six cases during the relevant period as
detailed below:
1. June 1998–March 1999
2. November 1998–March 1999
3. June 1999–July 1999
4. October 2000–January 2001
5. May 2001–on-going
6. June 2001–on-going
In the above investigations a total of eight persons were arrested.
There were four successful prosecutions and there have been no acquittals.
During the investigations, 25 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
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Force: West Mercia Constabulary
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in September 1998 and concluded in January 2001.
Two persons were arrested in this investigation.
Cases in relation to 11 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in all cases.
During this investigation, 32 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 2
The investigation commenced in December 2000 and is still on-going.
No persons have yet been arrested in this investigation and to date 12 victims have
alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 3
The investigation commenced in March 1999 and concluded in May 2000.
Four persons were arrested in this investigation.
Cases in relation to the four persons arrested were forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in three
of these cases.
There was one successful prosecution and no acquittals in this case.
During this investigation, 12 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 4
The investigation commenced in October 1998 and concluded in May 2000.
One person was arrested in this investigation.
This case was forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service for either advice or
following charge, and they decided to take proceedings.
There was one successful prosecution in this case.
During this investigation, 22 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 5
The investigation commenced in April 1997 and concluded in October 1999.
Two persons were arrested in this investigation.
Cases in relation to the two individuals arrested were forwarded to the Crown
Prosecution Service for either advice or following charge, and they decided to proceed.
There were two successful prosecutions and no acquittals.
During this investigation, 70 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
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Case Number: 6
The investigation commenced in September 1999 and concluded in September 2000.
No persons were arrested in this investigation.
Acase in relation to one individual was forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in that case.
During this investigation, eight victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 7
The investigation commenced in May 1997 and concluded in July 2000.
Nine persons were arrested in this investigation.
Cases in relation to 12 individuals were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution Service
for advice, and they decided to take “no further action” in 10 cases.
There was one successful prosecution and one acquittal.
During this investigation, 17 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Number: 8
The investigation commenced in November 1997 and concluded in March 1998.
One person was arrested in this investigation, however following investigation no
further action was taken.
During this investigation, 130 victims alleged that they were subject of abuse.
Case Numbers: 9–10
These two investigations have only recently commenced and data is available at
this stage.

Force: West Midlands Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in January 2000 and is still on-going.
To date, six persons have been arrested.
Cases in relation to all of the above were forwarded to the Crown Prosecution
Service for either advice or following charge. Three cases have proceeded to court and
advice is awaited on the remaining cases.
To date, there have been two successful prosecutions and one other person is
awaiting trial. There have been no acquittals.
During this investigation, 138 victims to date have alleged that they were subject
of abuse.

Force: Wiltshire Police
Case Number: 1
The investigation commenced in November 2000 and is still on-going.
No further data is available at this stage.



http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200102/cmselect/cmhaff/836/836.pdf

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