Safer Schools Officer training

MQT on 2017-01-18
Session date: 
January 18, 2017
Question By: 
Siân Berry
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


What training do police Safer School Officers receive? What specific targets or goals are set for their work?


Answer for Safer Schools Officer training

Answer for Safer Schools Officer training

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Safer Schools Officers receive a considerable training around legislation, MPS policy, school scenarios and crime areas specific to young people and students.  A toolkit is available with guidance and policy they can refer to, with additional support available from the Territorial Policing Youth and Schools Central team. 

Objectives are set locally in line with the MPS Safer Schools Partnership aims which include:

       Positive engagement to build trust and confidence

       Improve safety

       Enhance safeguarding

       Help for young people to deal with the risk of becoming victims

       Support for those who are victims

       Early intervention and diversion for identified vulnerable students