Police refuse to come clean over sexual risk order

Over the past two years it has been my considerable misfortune to have the job of holding North Yorkshire Police up to some sort of scrutiny. I have been hanging on to the baton, largely, for my North Yorks Enquirer colleague, Nigel Ward, who found himself shackled, until recently, by a grotesque and ultimately failedContinue reading “Police refuse to come clean over sexual risk order”

Between a rock and a hard place

When news first broke in January 2016 of a York man being the subject of a draconian court order concerning his sexual activity with the opposite sex, it attracted widespread publicity. Sexual risk orders are a civil remedy and can be imposed when the respondent has not been convicted of a sexual offence. The police are required to successfullyContinue reading “Between a rock and a hard place”