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In 2009 the Police Camps were created by PCSO Chris Cahill to reduce Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB) in the Bradford region. Over the last 7 years, working alongside his previous college tutor Nosheen Qamer, they have worked together utilising college resources and students to create and develop the Police Camp Programme.

Police Camps aim to:

  • Reduce crime and anti-social behaviour locally, both short and long term.
  • Engage with young people through mediums they understand to build trust and provide positive role models.
  • Increase the awareness of emergency services and what they do.
  • Increase public confidence and satisfaction in Neighbourhood Policing by being visible in the community.
  • Actively promote diversity and inclusive practice.
  • Offer young people the opportunity to develop their employability skills and to make a positive contribution to society.
  • Work with partner agencies to resolve social issues that impact on all.