Police roadshow hits Calderdale

Police officers on patrol
Police officers on patrol

Police and partner agencies will highlight issues of Child Sexual Exploitation when a roadshow arrives in Halifax tomorrow. (Thur)

It takes place at the Broad Street Plaza outside the Vue Cinema, from 9 am

The roadshow forms part of the ongoing force-wide campaign entitled “Know the Signs.”

A video will be played on a big screen explaining the indicators of the crime.

Neighbourhood Policing Team officers, Safeguarding staff and representatives from partnership organisations will also be speaking to the public.

West Yorkshire Police Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Ingrid Lee said: “We are proactively approaching our communities to tell them about child sexual exploitation and exactly what it entails.

“Some of these offences are occurring at street level and by telling people what to look out for, we can encourage their awareness.

“In doing so, our aim is to further increase the reporting of this crime and subsequently confront the perpetrators.

“It is also an opportunity for members of the public to approach our exhibition vans and speak to an officer or a professional on the subject.”

More information at: http//www.westyorkshire.police.uk/cse