Justice and Safety

  • Guest blog: Police Scotland Youth Volunteers helping keep communities safe

    27th December 2019 by

    This festive season Police Scotland Youth Volunteers (PSYV) in West Dunbartonshire have been working tirelessly to build strong, friendly relationships with their vulnerable neighbours, to help keep them safe and secure. The PSYV programme aims to strengthen the relationship with the police and young people, breaking down barriers and promoting positive role models. John from…

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  • Christmas in Secure Care – guest blog from young people at Good Shepherd Centre, Bishopton

    23rd December 2019 by

    Guest blog from young people at the Good Shepherd Centre, Bishopton. https://twitter.com/GSCBishopton/status/1207674651121520645 The festive season is such a happy time of year, where families and friends enjoy spending time together. However, for some it can also be one of the most difficult times. This is especially true for young people living in secure care. The…

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  • The week in review

    18th May 2018 by

    Ministers have had another busy week dealing with and meeting with key partners across a range of justice system and public safety issues – from launching a consultation on a major review of family law, to seeing first-hand an innovative scheme to help steer young people away from the risk of being drawn into serious…

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