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Police commissioner meets with young people to hear their views
3:35pm Friday 18th January 2013 in News
THE new police and crime commissioner for Durham has continued his pledge to listen to the views of a wide range of people by meeting a group of Darlington youths.
Ron Hogg attended a meeting of the Darlington Children and Young People’s (CYP) Collective to talk about issues facing young people in the town and to hear their views about crime and safety.
The CYP Collective, formed in 2011, is a regular meeting that brings about 25 young people from schools, colleges and organisations around the borough together with key decision-makers.
Councillor Cyndi Hughes, Darlington Borough Council’s cabinet member for children and young people, who organised the CYP Collective, said: “The CYP events are a great way to work together to ensure we get things right for young people locally. The young people who take part know what issues are up and coming and what things impact on them and their peer group.”
Mr Hogg added: “Not only was this vital consultation on my policing priorities, but will I hope be a part of ongoing consultation with young people on policing issues, and what their police can do for them.”
Another CYP Collective event will take place on Tuesday, February 26 at 5.30pm, hosted by eVOLution and Coun Hughes.
For more information about the work of the CYP Collective or to get involved in future events, call 01325-388219 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org