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
When the Evening Telegraph kicked off its campaign last year we told how the people of Dundee wanted justice and protection for our children.
Some stats which reveal the number of crimes committed by sexual predators are being withheld amid fears the offenders could be identified.
Almost half of sex offenders being monitored by the authorities in Tayside have been convicted of crimes on the internet – and the numbers are rising.
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.
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 leading charity worker has hit out after a former NHS worker caught with a haul of child abuse videos was spared prison.
A Dundee man is facing prison after being found guilty of a historic child sex offence.
A charity has warned that new figures revealing a child abuse image offence is recorded every 23 minutes in the UK may just be the “tip of the iceberg”.
A convicted paedophile freed on bail over child abuse images groomed a series of underage YouTubers into sending him indecent images and videos while he awaited court.
Tayside's top cop has spoken about the rise in the number of so-called vigilante groups targeting alleged online paedophiles.
The head of the Scottish Parliament’s justice committee has said the group could consider calls to give convicted child sex offenders mandatory prison sentences.
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.
The number of sex offenders in Scottish prisons has soared over the past two decades – and many of them are predators who have targeted children.