16 Nov 2020 Youth Offending and Reducing Criminalisation
Maximise intervention to reduce reoffending
Youth Intervention Officers
Devon and Cornwall Police has 12 Youth Intervention Officers (YIOs) and additional youth focused roles whereby trained staff can deliver bespoke interventions with young people at risk of offending or reoffending.
National sexting guidance
Sexting guidance for schools
The force has produced sexting guidance for schools with supporting material for young people for use during interventions. Support guidance is also available online via the force web site.
Utilise YOT referral form 370 to maximise intervention and reduce reoffending
YOT referral process
The referral form produced by officers when dealing with youth offences is sent to Youth offending Teams for them to add information about their opinion in relation to knowing the offender, offending history and family circumstances.