Hate Crime Annual Report 2018

The Warwickshire Hate Crime Partnership has published their annual report on hate crime in Warwickshire. This is the third report to be compiled by Partners in Warwickshire. The report features data and information from a range of community safety partners and provides a great insight into the prevalence and pattern of hate crime in the region. The document also highlights the work that has been completed to tackle hate crime over the last 12 months, sets out future priorities and the next steps in the forthcoming year.

November Cyber Scam Update

Every year we’re able to do more and more online. From sending messages to sorting out our finances, today we can do it from our phones and tablets wherever we are. But the more we can do online, the more we’re exposed to hazards. Cybersafe is here to help you stay safe online, so you can browse to your heart’s content, knowing you’re protected against scams, fraud and security problems.

Liberty Protection Safeguards - 5 things you need to know

On the 16th July, Parliament held it's first debate on the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill in the House of Lords. During the session, peers discussed the government’s proposed Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) model, which will replace the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards system (DoLS) after the bill becomes law. The LPS is designed to provide a much less bureaucratic system than DoLS for authorising health and social care arrangements that involve a deprivation of liberty to which a person cannot consent.

Here are 5 key points you should know about LPS:

County lines drug dealer, 21 is the first to be jailed under new modern slavery laws

An article from the Daily Mail has been published reporting that Zakaria Mohammed - a 21 year old from Birmingham - trafficked three children across several counties where he forced them to sell heroin and crack cocaine has been jailed in a landmark case.

  • Zakaria Mohammed, of Birmingham, trafficked three children to sell drugs
  • He forced them to sell crack cocaine and heroin from freezing, squalid flats 
  • They were transported from Birmingham to Lincoln to work as 'workhorses' 
  • He was caught when two boys and a girl were found in a one-bedroom flat

Office of the Public Guardian: Annual Report 2017/18 & Business Plan 2018/19 Published now!

On 19 July 2018, the Office of the Public Guardian's Annual Report and Accounts for 2017 to 2018 was laid before parliament and is now published on GOV.UK.

They have also recently published the OPG 2018/19 business plan which sets out their business priorities for the coming year and the future.

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