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Out of Area Placement of Children in Care Police Force Notifications

The following LAs sit within the jurisdiction of the Cleveland Police Force:

  • Hartlepool Borough Council
  • Middlesbrough Council
  • Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

If a child has been placed in your local area and you believe that the needs of the child and/or if the child is at risk and that the Cleveland Police Force should be made aware of the placement, please contact them at:

Email: pvpchildprotection@cleveland.pnn.police.uk

(N.B. .pnn.police.uk indicates a secure email addresses)


When to notify the Police Force

The criteria for when to notify the police force is when any child is placed out of area and meets 1 or more of the following:

  • Is a victim of CSE
  • Believed/suspected to be at risk of CSE
  • Suspected/known to be a CSE perpetrator
  • Has past episodes of missing/absent from care or home
  • Has a gang involvement or association
  • Is a trafficked child
  • Is an unaccompanied asylum seeker.

Additionally, it would be helpful if a digital photograph of the child could be shared with the Police Force.

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