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Police and social workers apologise to victims abused by Oxford sex ring (UK)
Dailymail ^ | 15 May 2013 | Arthur Martin

Posted on 05/15/2013 6:50:39 AM PDT by klpt

Catastrophic failings by police and social services allowed a child sex ring to sexually torture girls as young as 11 for eight years, despite victims repeatedly telling officers they had been raped or abused.

Last night – after the vicious and 'medieval' predators were convicted at the Old Bailey – the police and social services apologised for failing to answer the girls’ desperate pleas for help, but bosses of both refused to resign over the scandal.

This morning Sara Thornton, chief constable of Thames Valley Police since 2007, twice refused to acknowledge calls for her to resign in the wake of the scandal, saying only that she needed to 'drive improvements into the future'.

When asked by Today programme presenter John Humphrys if she would offer her resignation, Miss Thornton said: 'I accept responsibility and as I’ve said I’m very sorry it took so long, but the focus has got to be moving forward. I think the focus for me is on driving improvements in the future.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: crime; immigration; uk

1 posted on 05/15/2013 6:50:39 AM PDT by klpt
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2 posted on 05/15/2013 6:51:47 AM PDT by klpt
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Somehow, I knew...even thought the text didn’t say it.

But the pictures did.

Awful and deplorable, those Amish.

The war with Islam is coming.


3 posted on 05/15/2013 6:52:32 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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give them the sharia law punishment


4 posted on 05/15/2013 6:52:49 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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Sounds like their CPS is as bad as ours.


5 posted on 05/15/2013 6:53:25 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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This child sex trafficking ring is a testament that multiculturalism and political correctness can have dire consequences. Muslim immigrants were using native English girls as sex slaves, British authorities knew about it and admit they were weary to act out of fear that they would be viewed as racist. Quite literally, English authorities would rather have their neighbors’ daughters be raped than for them to be accused of racism. That is how disgusting political correctness and the racism racket is, and that’s how pathetic and weak so many white people have become.


6 posted on 05/15/2013 6:59:41 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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The EDL needs to find these guys after they leave jail....


7 posted on 05/15/2013 7:00:18 AM PDT by struggle
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Resign? Threy belong in jail!


8 posted on 05/15/2013 7:00:34 AM PDT by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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everyone involved needs to be fired and maybe prosecuted


9 posted on 05/15/2013 7:00:53 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Da Coyote

“The war with Islam is coming”

It is already here. We just refuse to believe it.


10 posted on 05/15/2013 7:01:31 AM PDT by MPJackal ("From my cold dead hands.")
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Caring, altruistic government, lol.

Sorry girls!

11 posted on 05/15/2013 7:01:53 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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I'd also be willing to bet that most of the victims did not have an active and present father in their lives.

Such is what women get when they make the government their husband.

12 posted on 05/15/2013 7:03:20 AM PDT by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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This morning Sara Thornton, chief constable of Thames Valley Police since 2007, twice refused to acknowledge calls for her to resign in the wake of the scandal, saying only that she needed to 'drive improvements into the future'.

When asked by Today programme presenter John Humphrys if she would offer her resignation, Miss Thornton said: 'I accept responsibility and as I’ve said I’m very sorry it took so long, but the focus has got to be moving forward. I think the focus for me is on driving improvements in the future.

Another graduate of the Hillary School of What Difference Does It Make.

I love when people "take responsibility" when they refuse to take responsibility. What a crock.

13 posted on 05/15/2013 7:05:36 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Quite literally, English authorities would rather have their neighbors’ daughters be raped than for them to be accused of racism.

"In a land of freedom we are held hostage by the tyranny of political correctness."
-Robert Griffin III

14 posted on 05/15/2013 7:07:01 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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but bosses of both refused to resign over the scandal
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That’s the problem. Why should anybody wait for them to resign? Fire them.


15 posted on 05/15/2013 7:07:17 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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The only side armed in this war will be those who climbed out of the Trojan Horse. GB is defenseless.


16 posted on 05/15/2013 7:07:29 AM PDT by ibytoohi (What the hell has happened to my country?)
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Agreed


17 posted on 05/15/2013 7:27:35 AM PDT by Richard from IL
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Well, it’s not like they refused to separate recyclables, fried bacon creating offensive odors, or resisted home invaders with force, what’s the problem?


18 posted on 05/15/2013 7:48:39 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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Too many people misunderstand the purpose of all these “social service” organizations.

It’s neither their job nor their intent to provide any useful service to society.

They are there to do with you as they will at any little whim. You are there to subject yourself to their petty tyranny.


19 posted on 05/15/2013 8:51:56 AM PDT by Moltke ("I am Dr. Sonderborg," he said, "and I don't want any nonsense.")
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...Joanna Simons, chief executive of Oxfordshire County Council whose social services failed to help the girls, also refuses to resign...

Resign? Maybe she should be jailed, convicted and put to death...

20 posted on 05/15/2013 9:07:09 AM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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To: struggle

Don’t worry we will.


21 posted on 05/15/2013 11:41:37 AM PDT by jabbermog (Fight Climate Change - Stop Bacteria Farting !)
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This was no failure, this is political correctness at work.


22 posted on 05/20/2013 12:13:45 PM PDT by knighthawk (We will always remember We will always be proud We will always be prepared so we may always be free)
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