Operation Stovewood is the NCA investigation into non-familial child sexual exploitation and abuse in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, between 1997 and 2013.

It is the largest ever investigation into non-recent child sexual exploitation (CSE) undertaken by law enforcement and the complexity of the investigation is unparalleled. 

Victims and survivors have been exploited or abused by many individuals, in locations across the UK over a number of years. The majority of suspects have offended against more than one victim and many have been involved in organised trafficking.

How to contact us

If you believe that you were a victim of child sexual abuse in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013 or have information that might assist our investigations you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the NCA Control Centre on 0370 496 7622 quoting Operation Stovewood. All information will be treated in confidence.
 
Please note, the above email address is only monitored Monday to Friday during office hours. If the situation requires an immediate emergency response, if you or someone else is threatened or in danger call 999.

Join the team

We’re growing our team to ensure that we continue to focus on the needs of victims and survivors and drive forward our enquiries as quickly as we can.

This investigation provides a unique opportunity for you to bring your skills and experience in support of such a high profile, serious and complex investigation.

For further information about these roles or other opportunities with Operation Stovewood please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..