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All Crime and Disorder

Trapped Campaign – The criminal exploitation of children and adults

24 Nov 2017 - 09:57 by michelle.foster

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.

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Home Office consultation on the criteria for designating bodies in the police super-complaints system

21 Nov 2017 - 14:48 by michelle.foster

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. Home Office

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Research into the problem of drug related litter in Manchester

27 Oct 2017 - 10:10 by michelle.foster

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.

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Administration Support/Customer Service Apprentice at Greater Manchester Police

27 Oct 2017 - 10:08 by michelle.foster

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. Greater Manchester Police

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.

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Hate Crime Awareness grants - deadline 24 November 2017

26 Oct 2017 - 15:07 by michelle.foster

We hope that you find all the information you need over the next few pages. Good luck with your application. Let's end Hate Crime

Hate crime has no place in Manchester. Everyone has the right to feel safe and we all have a responsibility to stand against hatred and discrimination. This has always been important and even more so following the attack on the MEN Arena.

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Knife Crime Community Fund

20 Oct 2017 - 14:49 by michelle.foster

Apply by 31 October 2017 for funding to stop knife crime in your community. The fund has been set up to support community projects which reduce knife crime and have a positive impact on young people at risk of carrying a knife and committing crime. The fund is open to voluntary and community sector groups and the Home Office has made £500,000 available in 2017 to 2018. Home Office

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Grant to address Forced Marriage and Honour Based Violence and Abuse in the Community

28 Sep 2017 - 11:09 by michelle.foster

As part of its continued commitment to raising awareness, reducing and ultimately preventing Forced Marriage/Honour Based Violence and Abuse, Manchester City Council is aiming to provide investment in 2017/18 through the Directorate for Children and Families to Voluntary, Community Sector, not for profit and faith sector organisations to further address this issue. Manchester City Council

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Manchester's Community Safety Strategy Consultation

28 Sep 2017 - 10:33 by michelle.foster

Manchester's Community Safety Strategy Consultation has now started. The team are consulting with residents, visitors and people who work in the city. The Team would like your views on Community Safety in the city.

Visit: www.makingmanchestersafer.com/info/6/community_consultation to read some information, including crime statistics and a few examples of work undertaken by the Community Safety Partnership over the last four years, and then fill in the survey.

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Domestic violence and abuse – You Tube resources for young people

15 Sep 2017 - 09:12 by michelle.foster

As part of the ‘Delivering Differently’ strategic review of DV&A services, a seven typologies campaign was developed to reach different groups of people with communications relevant to them. Manchester City Council

One of these approaches involved working with young people with lived experience of DV&A via the Young People’s Support Foundation to co-design a campaign targeted to them and their peers.

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Service offer in the City for Domestic Violence and Abuse

15 Sep 2017 - 09:10 by michelle.foster

As part of the ‘Delivering Differently’ strategic review, Manchester now has:
• a new Delivering Differently Strategy Manchester City Council
• a Domestic Violence and Abuse (DV&A) Forum, responsible for the strategy action plan led by Cllr Sarah Judge; and
• an Integrated Commissioning Panel

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