Police chief urges leniency around children's home incidents

Derren Hayes
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Police forces should only attend children's homes to tackle extreme incidents of young people's behaviour, the country's top police officer for children's issues has said.

Olivia Pinkney says residential care practitioners are often too quick to turn to the police when disruptive behaviour occurs in homes. Picture: Alex Deverill
Olivia Pinkney says residential care practitioners are often too quick to turn to the police when disruptive behaviour occurs in homes. Picture: Alex Deverill

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