Young People from Elevated Minds Training Police Recruits

Elevated Minds is an organisation that works with young people who are at risk of becoming vulnerable through being excluded from school, or who are regularly absent from school. It works on improving their mental health and wellbeing with a focus on emotional and social development, leadership and entrepreneurial skills. The project Elevate 2 Success delivers a training programme to [...]

2022-01-14T23:56:05+00:00August 27th, 2021|

Police and Trust – Children’s voices

A child from Surrey Square Primary School talks about how she would like to see policing in Southwark and around the streets where she lives and goes to school. Shw says she would like to see more police, to ensure her neighbourhood is "safe and peaceful". Another child at Blue Elephant Theatre speaks about how she witnessed a stop and [...]

2022-01-15T00:18:10+00:00March 31st, 2021|

“Nowhere to Turn”

  A young person at Bede House Youth Adventure Project comments in a discussion over who you can turn to for support if you witnessed someone being stabbed. A police officer asked, "if you were in a situation where you felt you needed support; is there anywhere you think you could go to get it?" The young person responded, "Don’t [...]

2021-01-01T23:08:15+00:00January 1st, 2021|

“Police Have a Negative Name in Society”

A young person in Bede House Youth Adventure Project makes an observation in response to the question, "what do you think when you see a police officer?" One person said simply, "They're trouble." The young person in the recording says, "I feel like police officers have like a really negative name in society. Because a lot of people get stopped [...]

2021-01-01T22:33:44+00:00January 1st, 2021|
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