Police Report Makes a Mockery of TfL's Rape Statistics 2,131 Rapes Logged As "No Crimes" 2010-11

Police Report Makes a Mockery of TfL's Rape Statistics 2,131 Rapes Logged As "No Crimes" 2010-11

The inspectorates say that a rape that has been reported and then recorded as a crime should only be "no-crimed" if the victim states that it did not happen, and even then further verifiable information is needed to support this, "because our experience shows that victims may withdraw allegations because they cannot face the criminal justice process". The report does not however specify what proportion of 'no crime' decisions were incorrect. The review of rape investigations by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary and the Crown Prosecution Service follows high-profile cases such as the "Night Stalker", Delroy Grant, who raped and assaulted elderly victims over a 17-year period in London, Kent and Surrey.

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