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Media

Maggie resigned from Greater Manchester Police in late 2012 to expose publicly the failures of the authorities to prosecute serial rapists and protect vulnerable children from horrific sexual abuse. She has continued to fight for Justice for the survivors and for the desperately needed changes to our Criminal Justice system.

Below is a small selection of some of these interviews, podcasts and interviews she has given over the past 7 years…..

Mail Plus

I witnessed police failing victims during the Rochdale grooming gangs scandal. How can we STILL allow this to happen?

Daily Mail+

Free from jail, Rochdale grooming gang members fight extradition – scandalously exposing our justice system’s contempt for their victims

BBC News

Greater Manchester Police chief apologises to rape victim over failures

Daily Mail

MAGGIE OLIVER: Why this picture of a Rochdale sex groomer still not deported is a damning testament to Britain's injustice system

Rochdale Times

These paedophiles still walk streets of Rochdale - despite losing 2018 appeal to avoid being deported

M.E.N.

GMP accused of ‘blanking’ Rochdale grooming victims seeking justice

The Sun

WHY IS HE STILL HERE? Rochdale grooming ringleader shops in town where he abused children SIX YEARS after he was supposed to be deported

Oldham Time

Cop-turned-whistleblower wants victims of sex abuse to seek help

Oldham News

Rape victim's lawyers reveal 'catalogue of errors' in bungled investigation

TV

PAIN INTO POWER: Helpline for adult survivors of child sexual abuse

Radio

EXCLUSIVE: Rochdale grooming whistleblower Maggie Oliver launches helpline for CSE survivors

Hits Radio

Criminals are walking free on a monumental scale

Trafford

From A Levels to award-winning social justice campaigner

Candis

MAGGIE OLIVER FEATURE IN CANDIS MAGAZINE AS AN INSPIRATIONAL PERSON

Best Life Project

SURVIVORS’ CHAMPION MAGGIE OLIVER TRANSFORMS ‘PAIN TO POWER’ FOR NEW VENTURE – THE BEST LIFE PROJECT

M.E.N.

MAGGIE OLIVER BLASTS NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY AND SAYS NOT ENOUGH IS BEING DONE TO HELP YOUNG SURVIVORS

Times & Star

CARLISLE’S CITADEL LIT UP IN SUPPORT OF THE MAGGIE OLIVER FOUNDATION

Mirror

CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY IS A ‘COVER UP’, SAYS DETECTIVE WHO EXPOSED GROOMING SCANDAL

Mirror

CHILD GROOMING WHISTLEBLOWER MAGGIE OLIVER’S HAPPY TEARS AT PRIDE AWARD

Sky News

VICTIMS ATTACK ‘TOKENISTIC’ INQUIRY INTO ORGANISED CHILD EXPLOITATION

Mirror

‘PROBE PRINCE ANDREW’S LINKS TO GHISLAINE MAXWELL’, SAYS ROCHDALE GROOMING RING DETECTIVE

M.E.N.

THIS CHILD ABUSER IS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN DEPORTED, SO HOW DID HIS VICTIM BUMP INTO HIM IN ASDA IN ROCHDALE?

M.E.N.

FORMER GMP OFFICERS ACCUSED OF ‘AMNESIA’ OVER CLOSED GROOMING INVESTIGATION AMID CONTINUED CLAIMS OF A ‘COVER UP’

M.E.N.

MAGGIE OLIVER IS SETTING UP A CHARITY TO HELP VICTIMS OF CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE – IT’S SET TO OPEN IN FEBRUARY

M.E.N.

‘I JUST WANTED SOMEONE TO BE NICE TO ME’: KELLY WAS INNOCENT, TIMID, AND JUST 13 WHEN SHE WAS GROOMED AND RAPED – THIS IS HER HARROWING STORY

M.E.N.

‘WHAT WE MUST ALWAYS REMEMBER IS NONE OF THIS IS EVER THE CHILD’S FAULT’ – HOW GROOMING GANGS OPERATE AND HOW WE CAN RECOGNISE THE SIGNS

M.E.N.

SENIOR COPS IN KEY POSITIONS WHEN THE MANCHESTER CHILD GROOMING CASE WAS DROPPED HAVEN’T BEEN NAMED – UNTIL NOW. THIS IS WHAT THEY HAVE TO SAY

BBC News

MANCHESTER SEX ABUSE: EXPLOITED CHILDREN ‘WERE NOT PROTECTED’

Guardian

PROSECUTE OFFICERS, SAYS GREATER MANCHESTER ABUSE WHISTLEBLOWER

Daily Mail

WHISTLEBLOWING DETECTIVE SAYS POLICE CHIEFS SHOULD FACE CHARGES OVER ASIAN GROOMING GANG SCANDAL THAT SAW 97 MEN LEFT FREE TO RAPE OR ABUSE 57 YOUNG GIRLS BECAUSE OFFICERS FEARED ARRESTS WOULD ‘STOKE RACIAL TENSIONS’

M.E.N.

THE CHILDREN WITH NO VOICE, THE WOMEN WHO SPOKE UP FOR THEM AND THOSE IN POWER WHO WOULDN’T LISTEN

M.E.N.

‘THIS IS THE TRUTH’: WHY THE DETECTIVE WHO BLEW THE WHISTLE ON GMP’S CHILD ABUSE FAILURES HAS BEEN VINDICATED ONCE AND FOR ALL

Big Issue North

THE LONELY JOURNEY TO JUSTICE

Confidentials Manchester

INTERVIEW: MAGGIE OLIVER – ‘I KNEW THAT I HAD A DUTY TO SPEAK THE TRUTH’

Lancashire Life

A VOICE FOR THE OVERLOOKED.

Daily Mail

THE REAL ANGEL OF THE NORTH: THE ABUSE OF YOUNG GIRLS BY ROCHDALE SEX GANGS IS ONE OF THE GREAT SCANDALS OF OUR TIME.

About Time

TOP 10 WOMEN TO WATCH IN CHARITY 2019

ilovemanchester.com

HOW EX-MANCHESTER DETECTIVE AND WHISTLE-BLOWER MAGGIE OLIVER IS STILL HELPING VICTIMS OF ABUSE

The Telegraph

MAGGIE OLIVER OF THREE GIRLS: ‘THE MEN WHO GROOMED THE ROCHDALE SEX ABUSE VICTIMS ARE STILL AT LARGE’

The Telegraph

LESLEY SHARP: ‘WHAT HAPPENED TO THE GIRLS IN ROCHDALE IS NEVER FAR FROM MY MIND’

M.E.N.

THREE GIRLS: MAGGIE OLIVER SAYS KNOWN PAEDOPHILES ARE STILL ABUSING GIRLS IN ROCHDALE AND AUTHORITIES ARE ‘MORE INTERESTED IN COVERING UP MISTAKES’

Mirror

THREE GIRLS’ AMBER: THE REAL STORY OF THE ‘HONEY MONSTER’ WHO RECRUITED YOUNG GIRLS TO BE RAPED BY THE ROCHDALE GROOMING GANG

Public Finance

PUBLIC SECTOR PROFESSIONALS MUST ‘STEP UP TO THE MARK AND BE COUNTED’

Mirror

THREE GIRLS HERO MAGGIE OLIVER SAYS PUBLIC REACTION HAS ‘RESTORED FAITH IN PEOPLE’ AS SHE CALLS FOR SENIOR OFFICIALS TO BE HELD ‘ACCOUNTABLE’

M.E.N.

DETECTIVE WHO HELPED EXPOSE THE ROCHDALE GROOMING SCANDAL ATTACKS GMP’S DECISION TO AXE ITS SEX CRIME UNIT

Unherd

WHY DON’T WE HEAR MORE ABOUT THE GANG ‘GROOMING’ OF GIRLS?

The Sun

‘ABUSE FAILURES’ WHO IS MAGGIE OLIVER? EVICTED CBB 2018 CONTESTANT AND EX-DETECTIVE WHO HELPED TO EXPOSE THE ROCHDALE CHILD SEX ABUSE GANG

Express

CHILDREN ‘SACRIFICED’ FOR POLITICAL CORRECTNESS: JEREMY CORBYN ATTACKED FOR CENSORING MPS

Mirror

THREE GIRLS VIEWERS FUME AT ‘APPALLING’ SYSTEM FAILURES THAT SAW THE CASE AGAINST ROCHDALE GROOMERS DROPPED

Daily Mail

‘I AM A SL*G… I DRANK, DID DRUGS, SLEPT WITH MEN OLDER THAN ME… I AM ONLY 13’: HEARTBREAKING LETTER FROM VICTIM OF ROCHDALE GROOMING GANG THAT WAS IGNORED BY POLICE

Daily Mail

AT LAST… A POLICEMAN WHO ISN’T JUST A POLITICAL PAWN: MAGGIE OLIVER SAYS TED HEATH POLICE CHIEF GAVE A TEXTBOOK DEMONSTRATION OF HOW FORCES SHOULD BE FREE FROM POLITICAL INTERFERENCE

Metro

DETECTIVE WHO EXPOSED ROCHDALE CHILD GROOMING GANG SAYS OFFICERS SHOULD FACE CONSEQUENCES

ITV

REAL LIFE DETECTIVE, MAGGIE OLIVER, TALKS ABOUT HORRIFYING CHILD SEX ABUSE IN ROCHDALE AND THE TV SHOW THREE GIR

Express

POLICE WHISTLEBLOWERS CALL FOR INDEPENDENT BODY TO BE SET UP TO EXPOSE CORRUPTION

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