Over 6 million fraud and cybercrime offences were committed last year. As part of a Home Office initiative, Cyber Streetwise are promoting the #quickupdates hashtag to remind everyone to update the software on their devices as soon as updates are available. Click here for the full press release.
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The National Crime Agency has today launched a campaign to discourage young people from becoming involved in cyber crime.
For more information see the recent news article published by the NCA.
Hello, my name is Larisa Hunt and I am the Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) coordinator for the South West region.
To gain an insight and understanding of CSE and my role click the link below...
Are you aged between 13 and 18? Do you know someone who is? This site is designed for young people with an aim to promote healthy relationships both online and offline. It has some valuable advice and tips.
Over the next three months Avon and Somerset Constabulary will be spreading awareness of modern slavery; a government led campaign that aims to highlight the issue that's often perceived as being somewhat archaic.
Please view the following article for information and watch the latest TV advert to learn more about this
More than 300 people – mainly vulnerable elderly - have been victims of the elaborate fraud, being duped out of up to £2m by the scammers.
Please view the following article for information and to download a copy of “The Little Book of Big Scams’ produced by the Met Police.
A series of films put together by the Home Office following the International Crime and Policing Conference 2016, tackling issues such as modern slavery and crime prevention in the digital age, among others.
The SW ROCU supports the delivery of the National Policing Vision - a vision owned by the police service as a whole, and setting out what policing will look like in 2016 and beyond.
The mission of policing is to prevent crime and protect the public. The SWROCU supports this mission and undertakes it in accordance with the policing principles and standards of professional behaviour set out within the Code of Ethics (link at bottom of page).
Larisa Hunt's latest blog!
Members of an organised crime group, involved in the supply of drugs with a street value of more than £350,000 have been jailed for a total of 106 years.
Sixteen people have been detained in Romania, following a joint agency operation involving Zephyr, the South West Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU).
Over 6 million fraud and cybercrime offences were committed last year (according to ONS figures).
The latest cyber briefing from the RCCU is up!
Click here to see a gallery of all the criminals that have been captured and imprisoned by ZEPHYR.
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