Welcome to the Devon and Cornwall and Dorset Police website for professionals working with children and young people

News

Parents struggle to handle children’s tech habits (19/11/2018)
Source: BBC
Letting children try alcohol at home won’t deter binge drinking, say UK experts (19/11/2018)
Source: Guardian
Set age ban on sale of energy drinks at 18, government told (19/11/2018)
Source: Guardian
‘A lost generation’: How austerity has created vacuum being filled by drug gangs exploiting children (19/11/2018)
Source: Independent

Events

20/11/2018 : Easy Steps To Safeguarding
Community Room, Sherborne |  Free | Details
21/11/2018 : Safeguarding Training for Charity Trustees & Members of Voluntary & Community Sector Management Committees
Exeter |  From £10.00 | Details
22/11/2018 : Raising Standards of Safeguarding Practice Across the Voluntary Sector
Central London |  £295 | Details
22/11/2018 : CEOP ThinkUKnow Online Safety training
Wimborne |  Free | Details

Publications

Child Centred Policing – National Strategy for the Policing of Children & Young People
Source: View document (PDF)
Criminal exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: county lines
Source: View document (PDF)
Care Proceedings in England: The case for clear blue water
Source: View document (PDF)
Prevention Briefing (YJB)
Source: View document (PDF)

Online Safety

Newsletters

Download and read our latest online safety newsletters for professionals and parents. With the latest information and guidance from across the online world, you will find plenty to read. You can also sign up to our regular newsletters here.

Autumn 2018 Newsletters

Professional’s newsletter
Parent’s newsletter

Newsletters

NEWSLETTER: Youth and Online Safety

Articles

What parents need to know about online grooming and sextortion

Addiction by design

Unseen launches app to report modern slavery

Know the signs – County Lines (Urban gangs couriering drugs and money into local communities)

Effects of technology on mental health

Think You Understand Me?

Latest Links

The Truth Project
 

Safeguarding in Education Self-Assessment Tool (ESAT)
 

NSPCC Learning
 

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