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Lancashire business event helps tackle ‘hidden’ modern slavery

An event aimed at tackling modern slavery in Lancashire heard how the issue was an often ‘hidden’ but major challenge for police officers, as businesses heard about spotting the signs and what to do if it was discovered in their supply chain. With representatives from businesses across the county, the event brought speakers from a range of backgrounds to explore […]

28 March, 2019

Commissioner opens training conference helping partners tackle modern slavery

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has opened a training conference, aimed at helping partners across the county to understand the different ways people can become victims of modern slavery and how different organisations can identify and better support victims. Attended by almost 100 delegates and organised by the Commissioner’s office with support from Pan Lancashire Anti Slavery Partnership, the ‘table […]

15 February, 2019

Commissioner launches training sessions helping frontline staff spot signs of modern slavery

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner spoke of the importance of tackling modern slavery and supporting victims as he opened the first of several training sessions taking place in Lancashire, aimed at helping frontline staff identify whether someone is a victim and how best they can help. The training will ensure victims get the best possible support from staff and organisations […]

15 February, 2018

Commissioner sees new modern slavery suite as national report says more work to be done

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has visited a new modern slavery victims’ suite to highlight the good work of Lancashire Constabulary as a national report highlights concerns about the way modern slavery cases are dealt with. Based in the east of the county, the two-room suite is designed to make victims of modern slavery feel more at ease during what […]

24 October, 2017

Commissioner praises work to tackle modern slavery

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw joined officers working to tackle modern slavery and human trafficking in Lancashire. Mr Grunshaw, who has funded an additional two roles in Lancashire to help address this growing issue, went to see the work being done as part of modern slavery week. The team, based at Burnley police station, has launched a series […]

1 June, 2016
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