Welcome to the Child Centred Policing learning module for Exeter, East and Mid Devon. In this short course, we will cover the following:
The role of the Youth Engagement officer
The role of the Youth Intervention officer
The Youth Intervention clinic and Form 370
The role of the Youth Justice Service seconded police officers
|PC Lindsay Dell||Exmouthemail@example.com|
YIO Contact details
|PC Simon Evans||Exmouth||07595 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|PC Hannah Lamport||Cullompton||07525 email@example.com|
|PC Dave Walter||Exeter||07525 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|PC Lindsey Aldington||Exeter||–||email@example.com|
|PC Mike Gold||Exeter||01392 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|PC Michelle Roberts||Exeter||01392 email@example.com|
Under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, children and young people have the following rights
- Article 3 (best interests of the child) – The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children.
- Article 12 (respect for the views of the child) Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously.
- Article 37 (inhumane treatment and detention) Children should be arrested, detained or imprisoned only as a last resort and for the shortest time possible. They must be treated with respect and care.
- Article 39 (recovery from trauma and reintegration) Children who have experienced neglect, abuse, exploitation, torture or who are victims of war must receive special support to help them recover their health, dignity, self-respect and social life.
- Article 40 (juvenile justice) A child accused or guilty of breaking the law must be treated with dignity and respect. They have the right to legal assistance and a fair trial that takes account of their age.