The Howard League | Programme to end the criminalisation of children in residential care

News releases More focus needed to protect children in residential care from ‘county lines’ criminal exploitation Guide to help lawyers advocate for looked-after children at the police station Howard League research finds children’s homes calling the police 200 times a year ‘This is our story’: Children and young people describe how they were criminalised whileContinue reading “The Howard League | Programme to end the criminalisation of children in residential care”

Police forces praised for action on criminalisation in children’s homes

The Howard League for Penal Reform has revealed the findings as part of its campaign to halt what it describes as “excessively high” rates of police call-outs at children’s homes, often over minor incidents, which they say is unfairly criminalising looked-after children. Police forces praised for action on criminalisation in children’s homes