The Royal Falkland Islands Police, the Probation Service, the Social Services Department and the Prosecution Service have released a joint policy that sets out the approach taken to children and young people who become involved in the criminal justice system.
The aim of the joint policy is to help criminal justice agencies to identify appropriate cases where children and young people can be diverted away from being prosecuted in court and towards supportive measures that will help prevent offending.
Diverting children and young people away from the criminal justice system by providing intervention and support services reduces the risk of offending in later life, lowers costs, and leads to better outcomes for children, young people and society as a whole.
The joint policy has been issued as part of the Attorney General’s Guidance series and can be accessed by visiting this website.
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Please tell me where in that report does it even mention child abuse? This story is about stopping children from being habitual persistent offenders. If you’re naive enough to think no pedophiles exist in your community. Then how nice for you.Jan 26th, 2023 - 06:14 pm +2
I would politely suggest that Pytangua and Brasileiro re-read the article and try to grasp the facts. It is not a particularly difficult read. The RFIP are trying to discourage young people from getting involved in crime. It's fairly simple. The amount of crime in the Falklands is pretty low, but it would be better if it was zero. Is that a bad thing?Jan 27th, 2023 - 08:29 am +2
Fitzroy. You’ll never change these peoples minds it’s far easier to slur and slander from afar, than it is to have a reasoned discussion. Having been in the Falklands for 2.5 years out of the last 5, and having Falkland Islanders in my family. One thing is clear to me those that knock the place, don’t understand what has been built under extremely difficult circumstances. When faced with a hostile neighbour. That resilience will set the islands in good stead. If that I’m certain.Jan 27th, 2023 - 09:21 pm +2