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11 Dec 2019
A study of drug dealing and organised crime in Ireland has found that children as young as 12 are being lured into gangs. The report, 'Building Community Resilience - a response to criminal networks', focuses on Irish criminal organisations, and...
22 Mar 2017
New Information Center for prevention of Zagreb Police department was opened in Martićeva 10 street, in Zagreb on 28th of February 2017. The purpose of this Center, in colaboration with local community, civil organizations, Croatian guild of...
03 Aug 2015
The Northampton Chronicle & Echo reports that referrals to the Northamptonshire Police regarding child sexual exploitation have increased following a public awareness campaign about child sexual exploitation earlier this year. The specialist...
30 Jul 2015
Bedfordshire News reports that the University of Bedfordshire College of Policing in partnership with the UK police will establish a centre of expertise to improve police response to child sexual exploitation. Dr Helen Beckett, joint director of the...
30 Jul 2015
‘The Guardian’ reports about an inadequate police response to applications for information about child sexual abusers. The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) claims, that the police responded appropriately to one out...

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