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					The Prevent Strategy and Local
        Communities
         Stuart Harman
             My Background
•   Primarily uniformed operations on BCU
•   Worked in Oldham since 2003
•   Last post partnership and community safety
•   Bring BCU perspective to CT policing
               Current Role
•   Head of CTIU
•   GM prevent lead
•   North West Prevent lead
•   ‘Any other duties’
              Pathfinder Year
•   GM steering group in place
•   Prepared bid for GM February 07
•   £700,000 funding acquired
•   Intelligence led allocation of funding
•   Risk areas prioritised
•   PVE coordinators established
           Information Sharing
•   Probably the most significant challenge
•   Why do we need to share?
•   What do we share?
•   How do we do it?
•   What are the associated risks?
•   What do people want to know?
What are we seeking to achieve?
• Identify Violent Extremism in communities
• Identify opportunities to confront and reduce the
  threat in line with the PREVENT agenda
• Provide a Mechanism to support Intelligence led
  CT activity at BCU / Partner level
• Focus community engagement activity within
  neighbourhoods
                                                                                                         AGMA
                                                                                                       (10 greater
                                                                                                     Manchester Local
Greater Manchester                                                                                     Authorities)


Partnership Architecture                                                                                  Preventing
                                                                                                           Violent
                                                                                                          Extremism
                                                                                                           Steering
                                                                                                            Group


                 Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE) Programme Team
                                                                                                        AGMA & GMP
                              Develops partnership working between:                                     CTU Preventing
       AGMA, GMPA, DCLG, OSCT, Home Office, DCSF, GONW, Local Authorities,                                  Violent
       Regional Police Forces                                                                             Extremism
                                  (Deal with objectives 1,2,3,4,5)                                     Programme Team




                                                                                                      Preventing Violent
                                                                                                          Extremism
                                                                                                      Coordinator Group


     Prevention                    Vulnerable to                         Youth Justice
        Cell                       Radicalisation                        Board Project
                                      Project
(Deals with objectives 2,4,5)                                        (Deals with objectives 2,3,5)
                                (Deals with objectives 3 and 4)
        PVE Steering Group
• L.A. Chair
• Strategic direction for PVE programme
• Ensure relationship between GMP, AGMA
  & partners
• Maintain link into AGMA colleagues
• Joined up working
• Source of challenge and influence for Govt
    PVE Coordinators’ Group
• Delivery of DCLG PVE programme locally
• Ensure local relationships built with
  partners
• Share learning and practice
• Give guidance to the emerging local
  partnership(s)
• Act as L.A. point of contact
Challenge:
How do we share information with a degree of
consistency?

                                             L.A.
   CT Briefing Group          L.A.                         L.A.
   CEX & BCU Commander




   CT Delivery Group
                           L.A.                                   L.A.
    Director Level Group
                                            AGMA

                           L.A.                              L.A.
      Practitioners

                                     L.A.           L.A.
How it will look?         CT Briefing - CEX & BCU Commander
                           Meeting
                              Readership decision
     CT Briefing Group
                              Appropriate Directorate and/or Head of
        CEX & BCU              Service for response
        Commander

                          CT Delivery - Directorate Level Group
                           Constitution
     CT Delivery Group          Decision makers
     Directorate Group
                                Allocate resource
                                Ensure delivery
                                Prevent Cell
        TASKING                 PVE Programme Team


                          Action Management
                              Performance monitoring
        Practitioners         Local Tasking Meeting
What are we going to achieve?
 Strengthened commissioning
 Advise and offer guidance on project /event
  planning
 Maintain focus on Prevent
 Promulgate good practice
 Ensure LA and BCU prevent action plans are
  complimentary
 Support evaluation
 Developed understanding of communities
             Lessons learnt
• Good relations and relationships are critical
• Strategic group invaluable across multiple
  authorities
• Local steering group will provide
  accountability and facilitate delivery
• Try to use existing mechanisms
• Must have access to the ‘intelligence’

				
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