Patricia Jane | January 23, 2015 at 09:49 am
The police complaints watchdog has said it will investigate child protection staff’s handling of intelligence about potential paedophiles in the UK.
The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (Ceop), part of the National Crime Agency, took a year to alert police to information provided by Canadian authorities in July 2012.
The tip-offs about video purchases led to a number of investigations. The referral to the Independent Police Complaints Commission was made in 2014.