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11 May 2019

Ofsted Annual Conversation and Focused Visit

Ofsted “left with a clear sense of the key milestones in the local authority’s improvement journey, the challenges that remain, and plans for future improvement.”

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15 April 2019

Missed opportunities highlighted in published report

A report by the Devon Children and Families Partnership into the historical sexual abuse of a young girl identified missed opportunities by agencies that may have prevented the extent of her abuse.

teenage children on swings in a park on a winter's day wearing wooly hats - Photogrpahy by Tom Hull. Models used.
12 March 2019

‘Peer on peer’ child exploitation highlighted as concern in the south west

Devon and Cornwall Police say the most likely form of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in the south west is perpetrated by other young people. #CSEDay19

Words from poster: Exploitation is happening in Devon
28 February 2019

Launch of online toolkit to help tackle exploitation

The toolkit will help frontline colleagues learn about, identify and report exploitation happening in Devon and the surrounding area.

Mash Logo, four green circles overlapping
28 January 2019

New MASH Enquiry form now live

You will need to use it to make an enquiry to the MASH when you have safeguarding concerns that may require children’s social care involvement.

Children and vulnerable adults are being used to courier drugs and money
7 December 2018

County Lines – know the signs

Devon & Cornwall Police launched a campaign to raise awareness of County Lines and how professionals and the public can help spot the signs of such criminal activity ongoing in their community.

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7 December 2018

Working Together 2018

The new 2018 ‘Working Together for Safeguarding Children’ guidelines were realised on 4 July. Download your copy here.

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7 December 2018

GCSX Email Service Withdrawn

The government is withdrawing the current GCSX secure email service and replacing it with the Government Digital Standard, which will mean that in the future emails will be encrypted and sent over the internet to partners.

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5 December 2018

Partner Agency Information Sharing form

The Partner Agency Information Sharing form is now ‘live’ on the Devon and Cornwall Police website. This portal is an accessible way for partners to share information about vulnerability and crime and will make sharing intelligence easier and more effective.


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