Police forces are in a unique position in combating modern slavery. Not only must they investigate crimes, but they are also recognised as ‘first responders‘ under the National Referral Mechanism, the … Continued
Victims of Crime
Human rights mean that the authorities must investigate deaths in custody, the state must protect victims of grooming and child abuse, and the police must investigate rape claims.
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Trafficked children are victims, not criminals
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Victims of trafficking were forced into illegal work. A young boy was forced to cultivate cannabis, and a woman promised child-minding work was forced into prostitution. Their history of trafficking should have been taken into account.