Its victims

Report
The Influencing Factors
of Policing
Child Sexual Exploitation in the UK
DI Hazel Stewart
Lancashire Constabulary
So why the focus on Child Sexual Exploitation?
• What is it……
– Its Child Abuse
• What does it look like?
– It has many forms
• It exists
– in every community
– in every part of the country
• Its victims
– boys, girls and families
The Journey So Far…..
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Nov 2003
Apr 2004
Feb 2005
Apr 2005
Aug 2007
Jun 2009
Nov 2010
Jun 2011
Dec 2011
Mar 2012
Jun 2012
Sept 2012
Oct 2012
Disappearance /murder of Charlene Downes
Awaken Team
Debriefs of Missing Children in Blackburn
Engage Team
Disappearance / murder of Paige Chivers
DCSF Guidance on Sexual Exploitation
Trial - Operation Retriever
CEOP ’Out of Mind, Out of Sight’
D f E Government CSE Action Plan
Operation Span - Trial
HASC – CSE Commenced
OCC 2nd Request for Evidence
Operation Yewtree
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Nov 2012
Nov 2012
Jun 2013
June 2013
Aug 2013
Aug 2013
Aug 2013
Sept 2013
Sept 2013
Sept 2013
OCC interim report – ‘I thought I was the only one….’
Launch of ACPO CSE Action Plan
HASC Report Published
COP - Review of Surrey
HMIC Data collection set –Internet Related CSE
COP – Consultation on APP Guidance for CSE
CPS Consultation on prosecuting child sexual abuse
Government response to HASC Published
Muslim Women’s Network Publishes ‘Unheard Voices’
Lancashire CSE Awareness Week and Conference
Future dates……
• Oct 2013
HMIC Inspection CSE
• Nov 2013
OCC Final Report
Update - ACPO CSE Action Plan
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Launched November 2012
All Chief Constables signed up
Project Manager [email protected]
Agreed Definition
Agreed Communications Strategy
SPOCs in all Forces
Regional Specialist CPS Leads
SCAIDP Register
POLKA – CSE Community
So what are we doing in Lancashire?
• Specialist Teams
• Support for victims and families
• Covert Internet Investigations
• LSCB priority
• Community Engagement
• Prevent
• Enforcement
• A raising awareness week
• New branding - Pan Lancashire
• PCC, Local Authority, Police and VCFS sector
• Conference attended by 200 plus delegates
What next……
• ACPO/CEOP Problem Profile
• Benchmarking of forces against the National
CSE Action Plan
• Benchmarking against the COP review of
Surrey.
• OCC Final Report
Any Questions?

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