The Crime Prevention Website




LINK: The UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS)

A grouping of over 170 organisations and individuals from government, industry, law enforcement, academia and charities, including parenting groups whose aim is to work in partnership to keep children and young people safe online 


A European network of Awareness Centres promoting safe, responsible use of the Internet and mobile devices to young people.  Co-funded by the Safer Internet Programme and the The European Union 

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) 

A police organisation dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children 

CEOP’s Annual Review (2012-2013) & Centre Plan (2013-2014) report  

LINK: CEOP’s Think U Know resource website  

LINK: O2's Keeping Kids Safe 

Advice for parents in respect to children's use of mobile phones and the internet 

LINK: The FBI.  A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety

LINK: CallerSmart 

A US based website with various helpful 'smart guides'. This link is to 'Parents Guide to Internet Safety: Keeping Your Child Safe Online' 

LINK: Maths Doctor. How to Keep you Child Safe Online

LINK: Validate UK

A voluntary proof of age scheme for all ages 

LINK: Youth Justice Board

An executive non-departmental public body overseeing the youth justice system in England and Wales 

LINK: Children's Legal Centre

A free and confidential legal advice and information service covering all aspects of law and policy affecting children and young people

LINK: The Drug Education Forum

A forum of national organisations in England which provide drug education to children and young people or offer a service to those who do


The national drugs awareness campaign aiming to raise awareness amongst young people of the risks of illegal drugs, and to provide information and advice

LINK: Mentor UK

A non-government organisation focusing on protecting the health and wellbeing of children and young people to reduce the damage that drugs can do to their lives

LINK: National Children’s Bureau

Promotes the interests and well-being of all children and young people across every aspect of their lives

LINK: Family Lives

A charity offering support and information to anyone parenting a child or teenager with a free-phone helpline and courses for parents

LINK: Re-Solv (Society for the Prevention of Solvent and Volatile Substance Abuse) 

A national charity providing information for teachers, other professionals, parents and young people

Ending Gang and Youth Violence (large file)

A Cross-Government Report including further evidence and good practice case studies

Published 2011 UK Home Office

SOS Global

SOS Global is a social enterprise that provides courses raising awareness of health and social issues and promoting positive and healthy lifestyles for youth and communities. They are delivered through workshops, training initiatives and safety products.

What happens to persistent and serious young offenders when they grow up

A follow-up study of the first recipients of Intensive Supervision and Surveillance (ISS)

Emily Gray, Keele University

Published 2013 by the Youth Justice Board

How Safe Are Our Children ?

Published April 2014 by the NSPCC 

NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)

A charity dedicated to ending cruelty to children in the UK. The NSPCC run a wide range of services for both children and adults, including national helplines (0808 800 5000) and local projects.

How to contact the NSPCC 

LINK: National Crimebeat

Charity of the High Sheriffs’ Association in England and Wales who make awards to young people involved in crime prevention 

The Children's Society

A national charity in the UK that runs local services and campaigns to change the law to help this country’s most vulnerable children and young people


Youth Shelters and Sports Systems

Roger Hampshire and Mark Wilkinson

Published by Thames Valley Police 2002