- The number of individuals under the age of 18 who are potential victims of modern slavery/human trafficking and have been interviewed by a Joint Investigation Team comprised of both children’s social care/children’s social services department and the local police force from April 2018 till present?
- Please detail if the children's services department and the local police force in your area are co-located?
- The term co-location to mean not only physically located together, but also the sharing of case management systems and processes.
- Please provide a copy of any policy, guidance, training and/or instruction document on the use of joint interviewing for social workers and police officers in your Local Authority area.
- We do not currently have the reporting options to allow us to capture the requested information. The information would need to be manually collated. We receive approximately 7000 contacts a year, this request would require us to review each contact individually , which would take approximately 20 minutes each, this would equate to an excess of more than the 18 hours identified.
- The teams are not co-located within the definition identified.
- Please see the link below. The Achieving Best Evidence (ABE) is a nationally recognised framework for joint interviewing for social workers and police officers nationally and is used in Thurrock.
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