Prevention and early intervention

Improving safeguarding in physical and virtual space

A report by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) noted ‘The police service must place as much emphasis on preventing crime as it does on responding to and investigating crime once it has happened.’ Prevention or earlier intervention with children, young adults, and people with multiple needs who come into repeated contact with the police is the key to ending ‘revolving door’ offending.

Prevention and early intervention are vast in scope but the following areas require particular attention:

• Cyber and digital crime (henceforth referred to as ‘cybercrime’)

• Young people at risk

• Perceptions of crime

• Whole place approaches

News

Would you like to become a community mentor?

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley has funded a series of events bringing together communities in Milton Keynes with a view to making impactful changes for the better.

Funding provided to protect victims of domestic abuse

Government will provide £16.6million to 75 projects across England to help fund domestic abuse refuge services
This follows new plans to ensure every council provides essential, life-saving support from next year

Community engagement events across Milton Keynes

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley has funded a series of events bringing together communities in Milton Keynes.

Facilitated by ROC Conversation, and working with Thames Valley Police, the events are coming to Milton Keynes next month.

The importance of strong local policing

Neighbourhood policing is the bedrock of law enforcement in the UK. New and emerging threats such as terrorism and high-tech crime have created specialism which are vital to protect the public in the modern world.

Tackling Domestic Abuse should be a priority for the next Government

In an interview last week, retired Chief Superintendent John Sutherland said that domestic abuse is the “single greatest harm in society”. He added, it’s a “disease of pandemic proportions”. These hard-hitting words are borne out of many years’ exposure to tragic cases on the frontline. 

Police & Crime Bulletin for November 2019

100 arrests, £65,000 in cash seized and £17,000 worth of drugs taken off the streets

A week of action to target “County Lines” drug dealing has seen significant results with 100 people arrested, as well as significant cash and drugs seizures, as part of Operation Stronghold.