Politicians have called for an end to “undue leniency” handed to some child sex offenders – echoing the Tele’s call for tougher sentences.
Our Kids Need Justice
Some stats which reveal the number of crimes committed by sexual predators are being withheld amid fears the offenders could be identified.
Dundee MSP Shona Robison has welcomed plans to develop sentencing guidelines for sexual offences, saying tackling such crimes should be “an absolute priority”.
One of the most senior judges in Scotland has urged the public to make their views known as a three-year review is launched into the sentencing of sex offenders.
Decision not to jail Dundee pervert who tried to wipe laptop of abuse images branded ‘absolutely outrageous’
A charity worker has hit out at the “outrageous” decision not to jail a Dundee man caught with videos showing children as young as three being raped.
Dundee MSP Shona Robison has hit out after a man found with more than 20,000 indecent images of children was spared a jail term.
A Dundee man freed on bail over a child abuse images charge – who then groomed a series of under-age YouTubers into sending him sexual images while he awaited sentence – has been jailed.
Charity chiefs have hailed a rapist’s prison sentence after more than a decade of abuse as “a step in the right direction”.
‘Tele’s campaign has struck a chord’: Dundee MSP urges justice chiefs to let locals to have say on automatic jail terms for paedophiles
Shona Robison has met Scottish justice chiefs to discuss jailing people who commit sex crimes against children after the Tele called for those convicted of such offences to be locked up.
A conference on how to tackle child sex abuse and help survivors will be held in Dundee later this year.
A pervert found with a haul of indecent images has been spared a prison sentence.
A Dundee politician is to quiz the Scottish Government on what can be done to tackle sexual offences involving children.
An Angus mum whose eight-year campaign resulted in the Scottish Government producing new guidelines over the restraint of children in schools is backing the Tele’s Our Kids Need Justice campaign.
Sheriff Davidson has spoken of the distress caused to many people involved in the investigation or prosecution of sex offences against children.
He spent almost 20 years administering justice as one of Tayside’s most respected sheriffs.
For more than two decades, they have been trying to rid the world wide web of child abuse images.
An expert on child sex offenders says he does not believe in jailing every single one – but agrees judges need to be tough on those physically harming children.
An advisory body created to help judges dish out consistent sentences has revealed its plans to carry out research on sentencing for sexual offences.
Our Kids Need Justice: Dundee child abuse victim says current sentences for paedophiles could deter others reporting crimes
A woman who was groomed and sexually abused when she was a child has backed the Tele’s campaign calling for mandatory jail sentences for predators.
Scotland's new justice secretary has pledged to consider calls by the Tele to introduce mandatory jail sentences for those convicted of sex offences involving children.