Report out on South Yorkshire Police

A report's found South Yorkshire Police 'requires improvement' when it comes to recording reported crime.

The police watchdog estimates the force fails to note down over seventeen thousand reported crimes each year.

Inspector of Constabulary Matthew Parr found improvements have been made since the last inspection in 2014, but violent offences and domestic abuse incidents often go unrecorded.

The forces Assistant Chief Constable said the report found overall levels of crime recording were ‘good’.

Tim Forber did acknowledge there is further work to do to eliminate some identified failings.

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