NWG CSE Disruption workshops

The NWG were delighted to host two CSE/Exploitation Disruption Workshops during December 2018

The first CSE/Exploitation workshop was held at Barnsley Town Hall and covered the Yorks and Humber region on Wednesday 5th December 2018.

In excess of 70 representatives from Police and key partner agencies attended the workshop. The agenda consisted of an overview of The NWG and CSE response Unit, followed by an input about the roles and responsibilities of the Security Industry Authority by Matt Murchington.  There was an inspiring presentation by Lindsey Brants and Martin Balwin from the West Yorkshire ‘Erase Unit’. Lindsey and Martin presented on work of the Erase team effectively tackling missing children in their area.

Steve Baguley (NWG) gave a presentation on 16-18 transition and beyond, adolescent trauma and understanding consent. Jenni MacDuff from the Brathay project presented on the relationship between CSE and missing, using an Oldham case study to show outcomes and impact.

Police Sergeant Mat Catlow gave an inspiring presentation on disruption tactics he has used in Bradford, providing examples in relation to Hotels and a pool hall.  DC Rich Hampson gave an informative presentation on how to obtain sexual risk orders and the types of perpetrator restrictions which can be requested in the order.

Simon Rostron gave a presentation on the Government Agency Intelligence Network (GAIN) and disruption opportunities from GAIN.

Fiona Bohan from Safeguarding Analytics presented on the provision of opportunities to predict harm using the analysis of criminal networks to understand complex networks to inform. The workshop ended with a discussion around disruption tactics for CSE in the Yorks and Humber region, including considerations for adult victims.

A big thank you to Matt Murchington from the SIA for obtaining this venue for us free of charge, and a massive thank you to Debbie Bailey from Barnsley Town Hall for making sure the venue was perfect for the event!

The second CSE/Exploitation workshop was held at Halton Stadium in the North West region on Monday 10th December 2018 with over 80 representatives attending. The agenda consisted of an overview of The NWG and CSE response Unit. Followed by an input about the roles and responsibilities of the Security Industry Authority by Matt Murchington.

There was a presentation by Steve Baguley (NWG) on 16-18 transition and beyond, adolescent trauma and understanding consent.

Jenni MacDuff from the Brathay project presented on the relationship between CSE and missing, using an Oldham case study to show outcomes and impact.

DI Anne Rannard the North West County Lines co-ordinator gave an overview of the County Lines picture in the North West and the plan regionally and nationally for County Lines disruption.

Fiona Bohan from Safeguarding Analytics gave a presentation on the provision of opportunities to predict harm using the analysis of criminal networks to understand complex networks to inform.

DI Cath Haggerty from the Merseyside Criminal Exploitation Team gave an overview of her teams work, the disruption tactics they use and the use of evidence based investigations, minimising the need for victims to provide testimony at court.

The workshop concluded with a discussion around disruption tactics for CSE in the North West Region, including considerations for adult victims.

A massive thank you to David Parr for supplying this venue to us free of charge, and it really was an outstanding venue……. Thank you

Kay Wallace

Police and Justice Lead

CSE Response Unit NWG

kay@nwgnetwork.org

Mobile: 07399449039