Play Premieres on Youth/Police Relations
Welcome Sentencing in 'Punishment Attack'
A fourth man has been sentenced at Belfast Crown Court today in relation to a 'paramilitary style shooting' in the St James area of West Belfast in July 2010.
Buy Alcohol - for the cops?
Are you a young person aged 15 - 17? Do you want to earn a GCSE-type qualification? Do you want to combat underage drinking? If you said yes, the PSNI want YOU....
"In a police state only the police will have guns... and cameras."
In the U.S. state of Illinois, a man faces 75 years in prison. For what, you might ask? Well, it ain't murder. Or terrorism. Or espionage. It's...
Teenagers and Terrorism
Last week, two teenagers, aged 15 and 17, were arrested in their homes by PSNI officers using anti-terrorism legislation. This week, politicians and human rights group are fighting over whether this was the right thing to do.
Teenagers arrested for 'dissident activity'
UTV are reporting that 15 year-old boy and a 17 year-old girl have been arrested under the Terrorism Act in Derry/Londonderry. They were arrested in the Cityside area in connection with dissident republican activity, and are being questioned at Antrim police station. We will have more as it develops. SEE IT ON UTV.
Perceptions of Young People: Fact or Fiction?
What adults in the UK think about today’s young people doesn’t necessarily agree with reality
Young People Hardest Hit by 'Punishment Beatings'
The PSNI have only managed to clear up 4% of violent assaults known as ‘punishment beatings’ and ‘shootings.’
Community Policing: A look at good practice in England and Northern Ireland
Schemes running in southern England and East Belfast show
how communities can partner effectively with police in their neighbourhoods
Schemes running in southern England and East Belfast show how communities can partner effectively with police in their neighbourhoods
Youth Justice Series, Article 3: A Different Approach?
The third article in our series on young people and the justice system focuses on the Juvenile Justice Centre at Woodlands in Bangor.