The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has established an independent Commission to explore how Greater Manchester’s public services, businesses and communities can collectively promote social cohesion and tackle hateful extremism. More information about the Commission, including the Commissioners, can be found at: www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/GMcohesion.
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On the Out is a project made up of men and women who have experienced life in prison. On the Out knows the barriers faced upon leaving prison because they have `been there`. This helps them to connect to people who need help upon release. On the Out know that the first day of release can be overwhelming. And that coming out with nowhere to stay can make the difference between a new life, and ending up back inside.
In the last twelve months over 70 events have been funded in the city of Manchester to highlight and promote the importance of reporting hate crimes but also to celebrate Manchester’s rich diversity and show how we work together to make our city so great.
This research project working with male survivors of honour-based violence and/or forced marriages is in collaboration with the Derbyshire Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Service (DDVSAS) and Nottinghamshire Community Housing Association (NCHA).
Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester is currently developing a new police and crime plan which will set the strategic direction for the police and other organisations with responsibilities for keeping communities safe. The name of the draft plan is ‘Standing Together: A Plan for police, community safety, criminal justice services and citizens in Greater Manchester’ which reflects the range of people and organisations working together to keep us safe.
Yaran and Survivors are currently working together to offer support to BAME male survivors of sexual abuse, rape and sexual exploitation.
They provide 1:1 confidential IAPT compliant counselling and psychotherapy to help men over the age of 18 to work through difficult, personal and sometimes painful issues. They assist them beyond the trauma and through their own unique healing process.
Police, local authorities, Greater Manchester Combined Authority, young people and an MP have launched a campaign to stop criminal gangs from grooming children and vulnerable adults to commit crime.
The campaign, known as ‘Trapped’, aims to raise awareness of criminals who are grooming and exploiting children and young adults to commit crime on their behalf.
Offenders take victims from urban areas to the countryside or coastal areas to sell drugs. Sometimes victims are trafficked closer to home, and are moved around Greater Manchester.
The Policing and Crime Act 2017 includes provisions for the introduction of a new policing super-complaints system. The Home Office knows that systems have, in the past, sometimes been too slow in capturing major issues, such as widespread child sexual abuse or the misuse of stop and search. Complementing wider reforms to the individual complaints system, the Government committed to bring in a ground-breaking system of police super-complaints.
In early 2017, Manchester City Council’s Population Health and Wellbeing Team commissioned researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University to undertake a piece of research on nature and prevalence of drug related litter in Manchester. The research aims to increase the knowledge and understanding around drug related litter, and provide recommendations on how to reduce or stop incidents through appropriate service development and provision.
Apprentices perform a vital role within Greater Manchester Police (GMP), providing excellent customer service and administrative support to members of the public, GMP colleagues and partners.
The vacancies are across a number of departments and GMP sites in Greater Manchester. Successful applicants will work alongside police officers and staff in a range of specialist policing support teams.