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Safeguarding Week 2019 – County Lines – it’s everyone’s business

Safeguarding Week 2019 – County Lines – it’s everyone’s business

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County lines is something that has recently been at the top of the national news agenda, with news reports frequently covering county lines police operations and convictions from all across the country. But what is county lines, how can you spot it and what are the police doing about it? “County lines” is the term […]

Safeguarding Week 2019 – Child neglect – it’s everyone’s issue

Safeguarding Week 2019 – Child neglect – it’s everyone’s issue

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While we don’t know the exact number of children in the UK who have experienced neglect, a NPSCC study estimated that 1 in 10 children in the UK has been neglected and that 1 in 5 children have experienced severe maltreatment.* We read shocking statistics like this, but often we think “not in my town, […]

Safeguarding Week 2019 – The role of a Domestic Abuse Coordinator

Safeguarding Week 2019 – The role of a Domestic Abuse Coordinator

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As part of the week of action, we’re looking behind the scenes and seeing what the roles of those who work at the very forefront of safeguarding involves. Today’s blog comes from Rebecca Cobby, who works as a Domestic Abuse Coordinator here at North Yorkshire Police: “My day starts with a review of the domestic […]