Schoolchildren, community groups get trained by Police in UK

By Tahir Odhano
Viewing the rise of social issues with school children, young people, old-age and other vulnerable people on internet and other social gathering platforms, the ‘SafetyWorks’ Organization had recently announced its interactive safety sessions for schoolchildren and community groups helping them to stay safe and comfortable in UK’s city of Newcastle Upon Tyne and its surrounding areas.

The SafetyWorks, is an interactive safety center based in Newcastle. It has been established and managed by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, working in partnership with Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Northumbria Police, Nexus, St John’s Ambulance and Sainsbury’s.

The Center offers multi-training sessions for young children, which enable them for tackling any unwanted incident that may happen in their daily-life, particularly, while using internet, approaching a Metro (train), road & fire safety and attending any other social events taking place in their social circles.

The announcement was made via social media campaign for public and it was informed that schools and community groups could book a place at Safety Center for its interactive sessions that are conducted by police and fire & rescue experts for schoolchildren or community groups for enhancement of young people’s ability so that they could know the hazards and adopt safety measures.

The center offers visual safety training programs on antisocial behaviors, environmental safety, drug and alcohol and others.

It also imparts training on tackling issues related to Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) in the city.

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