Interacting with Young People

AIM: Development of strategies to improve perceptions of police among young people


Thames Valley Police

  • Local Policing are working with Corporate Communications to promote the benefits of Independent Advisory Groups (IAG) as a way of improving engagement with under 18 year olds.
  • A Schools Policing Conference took place In August bringing together over 110 representation from across the force to learn from key internal and external stakeholders, share good practice and provide a networking opportunity. 
  • The Chair of the Stop and Search Independent Audit Group (SSIAG) has written to Youth Offending Teams encouraging youth participation in IAG forums and is preparing a YouTube clip discussing IAGs as a way to encourage young people to consider joining IAGs to have a say. 


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