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Beating Crime Plan

The Beating Crime Plan sets out our strategic approach to cutting crime: cutting homicide, serious violence and neighbourhood crime; exposing and . . . ending hidden harms; and building capability and capacity to deal with fraud and online crime.
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The Youth Justice System’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Literature Review

The report considers the impacts of the pandemic across each stage of the youth justice system, and brings together available evidence from three main . . . areas: children in the community, children in court, and children in custody. While the impacts of the pandemic continue to emerge, the scope of this review is primarily focused on documenting the developments in the first year of the pandemic. The review aims to document this exceptional period for youth justice, exploring the policy and practice responses, and the available evidence about the impacts on children.
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Evidence review: diverting young adults away from the cycle of crisis and crime

Too many young people come into criminal justice system because of multiple unmet needs. Diverting them into support and treatment can help them to . . . grow out of a cycle of crisis and crime and realise their full potential. The right support can reduce crime in local areas and prevent future victims of gangs and exploitation.
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Safeguarding and radicalisation: learning from children’s social care Research report

This report presents findings from exploratory research commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE) in order to update their understanding of . . . how radicalisation is being addressed in children’s social care. The research took place between September 2020 and March 2021. It draws together and builds on learning across the children’s social care sector and key partners in relation to managing cases of radicalisation and extremism.
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