What do we know about child neglect and policing in England and Wales? : evidence briefing for the National Policing Lead for Child Protection and Abuse Investigation
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AbstractThe purpose of this briefing is to provide the National Policing Lead for Child Protection and Abuse Investigation with evidence for consideration in the development of a National Safeguarding Action Plan. The methodology used in the reviews can be found in an associated document. This briefing distils key messages from the research evidence on neglect, and considers them within the policing context in England and Wales. However, it is important to note that the research literature on child neglect and policing is almost non-existent. Therefore, the messages which underpin the actions in the National Safeguarding Action Plan are largely based on best available evidence rather than direct evidence. These messages are linked directly to the National Safeguarding Action Plan, which may be read alongside this briefing. The briefing is not intended to be exhaustive, but to raise awareness of the key issues associated with neglect that should be considered by the police.
CitationAllnock, D (2015) 'What do we know about child neglect and policing in England and Wales? : evidence briefing for the National Policing Lead for Child Protection and Abuse Investigation'. : University of Bedfordshire.
PublisherUniversity of Bedfordshire
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