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The Violence Reduction Unit strives to support practitioners, experts and service users. Below you will find resources and guidance relating to the criminal justice sector. Our experts hope you find the information useful in helping to tackle violence.

College of Policing: Public Health Approach to Policing

Public health approaches in policing support the Policing Vision 2025, which talks about proactive preventative activity, working with partners to problem-solve, vulnerability, cohesive communities, improving data sharing, evidence-based practice and whole- system approaches

College of Policing – Public Health Approach to Policing

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Early Intervention Foundation: What works to prevent gang involvement, youth violence and crime: A rapid review of interventions delivered in the UK and abroad

This report provides a brief overview of the international literature on effective and ineffective approaches aiming to prevent gang involvement and youth violence.

Early Intervention Foundation

“What works to prevent gang involvement, youth violence and crime

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Covid Specific resources providing support and guidance for young people. 

  1. Coronavirus and court – A guide for under 18’s: This leaflet was created in consultation with children and young adults to provide information about attending court during the COVID-19 outbreak. Coronavirus and court – a guide for under 18s

  2. Coronavirus and the Police a guide for under 18’s. This leaflet was created in consultation with children and young adults to provide information about contact with the police during the COVID-19 outbreak. Coronavirus and the police – a guide for under 18s

  3. Coronavirus and youth offending team a guide for under 18’s. This leaflet was created in consultation with children and young adults to provide information about the support they can receive from youth offending teams during the COVID-19 outbreak. Coronavirus and youth offending teams – a guide for under 18s
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