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Modern slavery training - 129/19

Date Responded 08 February 2019

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:


Does your force require officers to undertake training on modern slavery (human trafficking, slavery, servitude and forced or compulsory labour) ?


If yes -

a) which training course are officers required to attend?


b) Does the training include information on:

- Key responsibilities; yes/no

- Risk and identification; yes/no

- Challenges and solutions; yes/no

- Victim and witness care. Yes/no


c) How do you monitor officers' attendance at training?

In Response:


We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the People Development Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.

Northumbria Police rolled out Modern Slavery training in 2017 in line with the release of the College of Policing package Modern Slavery.



a)  College of Policing package Modern Slavery.

b)  The training covers all of the points listed

c)  Completion of the training is monitored through the running of reports on the College of Policing’s LMS – the Managed Learning Environment (MLE)

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