The Prevent Duty
With effect from 1st July 2015 the Counter Terrorism & Security Act gives specified authorities a legal duty to have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”.
THE ACT REQUIRES THE ABOVE TO:
THE SPECIFIED AUTHORITIES DEFINED IN THE ACT ARE
• Local Authorities
• Higher Education
• Further Education
• The Health Sector
• Prisons & Probation
In Dudley prevent work has been undertaken through the Dudley Prevent Delivery Group since 2007. The group works to deliver the actions in our action plan, which is agreed annually based on the Counter Terrorism Local Profile produced by the Counter Terrorism Unit of West Mids Police.
Individuals vulnerable to radicalisation can be referred into the “Channel” safeguarding process in order to prevent their being drawn into extremism. The below flowchart give more information about the referral process for use by colleagues concerned about any individual who they encounter.
For more information on prevent in Dudley email email@example.com
or for referrals please email CTU_GATEWAY@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk
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Brierley Hill Police Station
Bank Street, Brierley Hill
(Please note no personal callers)