Working with our corporate sponsors, we aim to influence and educate on issues such as substance abuse, crime and internet safety, to raise standards of awareness of these and other issues across the UK, and to bring about change through the publication of informative free magazines and periodicals.
CRIME & DISORDER
PREVENTION THROUGH EDUCATION
Sadly, substance abuse, antisocial behaviour, violence, crime and child abuse seem to be an ever-present menace in our communities, and the problems only seem to be getting worse. Highlighting issues such as these, and promoting measure to counter them, is of paramount importance to us, and through education and awareness, we aim to help reduce this worrying trend.
The guidance of parents, care providers and teaching professionals is essential to the education and safeguarding of our children.
Ofcom have found that three-quarters of parents have looked for information or advice on how to help their child manage online risks, and in this respect we provide an online library of parental resources, information sheets and lesson plans, together with our series of FREE magazines and booklets.
25% (or 1 in 4) of children say they have experienced something upsetting whilst using social media.
33% (or 1 in 3) children say they have been the victim of cyberbullying
Drugwise figures estimate that up to half of all theft in the UK is drug-related, and could have a market value of close to £2-2.5bn each year.
Only around 30% of sexual assault cases are actually reported to authorities.
Prevent receives no government funding and is possible only through the support of local and national business sponsors.
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Police are teaming up with child protection charity in a new initiative to tackle online child sexual abuse images. Six police forces across Eastern England are launching Operation NetSafe today, Monday 8 May, 2017 in a bid to tackle online viewing of child sexual abuse images. In October last year, National Police Chiefs’ Council lead[…]
Police are calling on the public to share information with their friends and family about how they can help counter terrorism – and potentially ACT to save lives. Following a number of recent incidents, police are keen to remind local communities that terrorists can strike anywhere and everyone across the UK should remain alert but[…]
200 years after the abolition of slavery, modern slavery is becoming a global issue with cases being uncovered all over the UK including in Humberside. Modern slavery is about transporting, recruiting or harbouring people for the purpose of exploitation, using violence, threats or coercion. It is about vulnerability, sexual exploitation, human trafficking and enforced labour.[…]
Stay Safe Public guidance for firearms and weapons attacks released. An information film that provides advice on the steps to take to keep safe in the event of a firearms or weapons attack has been released to the public today by National Counter Terrorism Policing. Recent events in the UK and around the world remind[…]
£7.2 million lost, with airline tickets, online accommodation and timeshares targeted ABTA, the City of London Police and Get Safe Online are once again joining forces to warn the public about the dangers posed by holiday booking fraud. Number of reported cases has risen almost 20% year[…]
Devon and Cornwall Police has collaborated with the Solomon Drama Group and schools across the region to provide education around child sexual exploitation. The Solomon Group recently presented a short play and workshop to Year 9 and 10 pupils in 20 Devon and Cornwall schools. ‘Skin Deep’ tells the powerful and moving story of two[…]
A national week of action made sure commercial hauliers were travelling on our roads safely. Officers patrolled the motorway network ensuring those carrying hazardous goods are fully co-operating with legislation which permits them to do so. Officers were be out and about ensuring that HGVs and lorries are complying with the relevant Construction and Use legislation[…]
FGM is illegal in the UK and it’s also illegal to take a British national or permanent resident abroad so FGM can take place. Those who carry out FGM or help the practice take place can face prison sentences of up to 14 years. Monday February 6 marks International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM[…]