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Become A SCAM Champion And Spread The Word

30 May

SCAMchampions are Friends Against Scams who want to do more. SCAMchampions host awareness sessions to recruit Friends and drive Friends Against Scams forward in their communities or workplace.

This week PCSO Siobhan Drury (www.facebook.com/sheffsouthwestnhp) has become the first PCSO in SYP trained as a Scam champion. This has involved some additional training so that Shiv will be better informed when dealing with vulnerable victims of fraud but also in the drop in work and potential presentations that she will be getting involved in.

To find out more about training and how to get involved, please follow the link below:  https://www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/become-a-scamchampion

 

 

 

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County Lines Information- general information

22 May

Have you got concerns about a young person you know? Have you noticed a significant change in their behaviour and do you think they are being exploited by others?

County lines is where members of organised crime groups move children or vulnerable adults around the country, for the purpose of selling drugs, in a bid to expand their criminal network.

This week, we are raising awareness about county lines and child criminal exploitation.

We want people to know who to contact, should they have concerns. If you are worried about someone, these are the numbers to call:

* You can speak to police on 101
* Always call 999 in an emergency
* If you don’t feel comfortable speaking to a police officer, please contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111. Crimestoppers are totally separate from the police, they are an independent charity.
* If you are a young person who is worried about this particular topic, please speak to a parent, carer, teacher or someone else you feel comfortable confiding in – please tell someone about how you’re feeling.
* You can also contact Childline anonymously on 0800 1111.
* You can also pass information anonymously to www.fearless.org Fearless is an independent charity where you can give information about crime without giving any personal details

Some of the signs that someone could be a victim include:

* A significant change in behaviour
* New group of friends who are older and encouraging them to spend a lot of time away from home
* New, unaffordable items that they cannot account for
* Going missing or being away from home for long periods of time
* Unexplained injuries
* A decline in performance at school

Sheffield South West Neighbourhood Police Newsletter – May 2019

7 May

Police Update

To view the full document, please follow the link below:

South West newsletter May 19 (2)

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

18 Apr

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Hate Crime – report it!

5 Apr

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South West Sheffield Neighbourhood Police Newsletter

5 Apr

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To access the full newsletter, please click on the link below:

South West newsletter April 2019

Community Safety Partnership Plan Launch – Feb 2019

14 Jan

The Sheffield Safer Communities Partnership would like to invite you to the launch of the Sheffield Community Safety Partnership Plan, on 01 February 2019, 9.30am-12pm at the Circle.

Speakers at the launch include

  • Councillor Jim Steinke, Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Community Safety
  • Chief Superintendent Stuart Barton, Sheffield District Commander, South Yorkshire Police

It will be an opportunity to discuss how we can engage better with communities in Sheffield and we value your input in these discussions.

We would also like to use this as an opportunity to share much of the partnership work that goes on in Sheffield, so there will be a number of stalls around the room for you to browse and make contacts.

If you are able to attend, please could you confirm your attendance by emailing communitysafety@sheffield.gov.uk by Wednesday 23 January 2019.