‘Poor’ British Transport Police data ‘risks safety’

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The safety of the public and police has been put at risk because of the way British Transport Police handles information at its offices in Cardiff, three whistleblowers claim.

The chief constable of the force has been summoned to appear before the Home Affairs Select Committee of MPs following a BBC Wales investigation.

Committee chairman Keith Vaz has called for an urgent investigation.

BTP has identified improvements.

One of the whistleblowers who spoke to BBC Wales was a retired detective chief inspector with 30 years experience.

Jon Williams took on a job to review information BTP has on people relating to issues like criminal records and the likelihood of violence or sexual offences in April 2013.

He said he and two colleagues started raising concerns within weeks of starting the job.

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