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Police Now officer tackling violence towards ladies in Birmingham

Friday twenty fifth November 2022

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At present marks the Worldwide Day for the Elimination of Violence Towards Girls (Friday twenty fifth November).

Police Constable Rosie Rowe, who joined West Midlands Police in 2020 through Police Now’s Nationwide Graduate Management Programme, has been working with the College of Birmingham and her policing colleagues to enhance ladies’s security on campus and within the metropolis and ship a transparent message that violence towards ladies is not going to be tolerated. 

PC Rowe, who’s stationed on the Edgbaston Neighbourhood Policing Workforce, joined a small, current workforce of officers devoted to safeguarding college students on the College of Birmingham. She joined final summer time as the primary lady on the workforce, which consists of one other hard-working Police Constable and two Police Neighborhood Assist Officers (PCSOs).  

Rosie spoke to college students to collect suggestions and perceive their priorities and has been main a undertaking to create secure strolling routes from the town centre again to campus. Working alongside the power’s drone workforce, she mapped out the most secure routes again to campus and has been speaking these with college students. They embody routes with good avenue lighting and CCTV cameras, and he or she is working to get a number of timber in the reduction of for higher visibility alongside the routes. Rosie has additionally labored with the council to get ‘footprints’ positioned alongside the routes, to information college students alongside the most secure paths.    

Rosie and her colleagues have additionally been selling the ‘Ask Angela’ initiative with native bars and eating places throughout Edgbaston, together with on-campus services, to empower communities to face as much as abusive or inappropriate behaviour collectively and supply assist to ladies who really feel unsafe. The initiative signifies that individuals who really feel unsafe, susceptible or threatened can discreetly search assist by approaching venue workers and asking them for ‘Angela’. The code-phrase will point out to workers that they require assist, and a skilled member of workers will help them – whether or not via uniting them with buddies, calling a taxi, or contacting venue safety or the police.  

PC Rosie Rowe mentioned: “Bars and eating places throughout Edgbaston have been very receptive and eager to advertise the ‘Ask Angela’ initiative. It’s an incredible instance of communities coming collectively to safeguard and shield each other, and assist the work that police are already doing to maintain folks secure.  

“Everybody has the proper to really feel secure once they’re travelling house. We have now officers on our late shifts patrolling the brand new secure strolling routes to discourage any potential offenders and to test in on anybody who’s alone or appears susceptible, to make sure they get house safely.  

“We’re additionally working with taxi corporations within the space to implement devoted taxi zones on campus. This implies college students will have the ability to meet taxi drivers in secure areas, and it helps us higher be certain that solely licensed taxi drivers are working on campus. 

“That is an ongoing undertaking, as yearly new college students will be a part of the college and we are going to start elevating consciousness once more of the protection measures put in place to guard them. We have now additionally been assembly with bar workers and safety workers on the college to replace them on our work and ship security coaching. 

“West Midlands Police is a ‘White Ribbon’ organisation, and myself and my three colleagues on the devoted college policing workforce are all ‘White Ribbon’ ambassadors. This implies we have dedicated to by no means excuse or stay silent about male violence towards ladies, and it’s one thing we’re all obsessed with selling and implementing. We’re very fortunate to be working with some incredible colleagues on the College of Birmingham, who’re equally obsessed with retaining their college students and girls secure, and so they have been instrumental in supporting our work. 

“Earlier than I joined the power, I used to be working in M&S. Police Now’s programme gave me the push I wanted to lastly apply for the police; I preferred the one-to-one assist that the programme provided, and it has allowed me to embed myself throughout the neighborhood as a neighbourhood police officer. Being a neighbourhood police officer means I’m out locally each day – bettering security, tackling crime, and making a optimistic influence alongside my colleagues.” 

Rosie and her three colleagues on the devoted college policing workforce have been shortlisted within the power’s annual ‘Diamond Awards’ for the workforce’s work to enhance ladies’s security and communicate out towards male violence towards ladies. The awards recognise officers, workers and members of the general public who’ve gone above and past to make the West Midlands a safer place. 

Functions for Police Now’s Nationwide Graduate Management Programme are at present open. To learn concerning the influence that Police Now officers are making nationally, please click on right here. 



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