PCC Blog: 9

The South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner's weekly blog this week looks at the effect of Covid19 on the criminal justice system and highlights the issues of modern slavery.

COUNCILS WORK WITH SOUTH YORKSHIRE MODERN SLAVERY PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE IDENTIFICATION OF MODERN SLAVERY VICTIMS

Today (18th October) is UK Anti-Slavery Day – a day of action to raise awareness of modern slavery and to highlight what statutory bodies, charities, businesses and individuals can do to tackle this abhorrent crime.

SOUTH YORKSHIRE PARTNERSHIP TO TACKLE MODERN SLAVERY LAUNCHED

On Wednesday, 22 May, 2019 key statutory, third sector and private sector organisations united at the New York stadium in Rotherham to launch the South Yorkshire Modern Slavery Partnership – a regional response to tackling modern slavery.

LEGAL ADVICE FOR VICTIMS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND MODERN SLAVERY

The Anti-Trafficking and Labour Exploitation Unit (ATLEU) in Sheffield has recently received £1,000 funding from the Commissioner’s Community Grant Scheme to offer advice sessions to people in South Yorkshire who might be victims of human trafficking or m

HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT

The history of our country and slavery is mixed. On the one hand, from the sixteenth century, we were one of the great slave nations, exchanging our manufactures for captive Africans and conveying them to slave plantations in the Americas and Caribbean.

Uncovering hidden crime

Today is being kept as Anti-Slavery Day in the UK. We have been doing this now for six years. This may seem a little strange.

REFRESHED POLICE AND CRIME PLAN

Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, has launched on his website a renewed version of his Police and Crime Plan for 2013-17.

RESPONSE ON HMICFRS PEEL EFFECTIVENESS REPORT FEBRUARY 2016

Statement from Dr Alan Billings, South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner: “HMIC reports are useful for me when I hold the force to account. They help me see more clearly the areas that need greater attention.