Reducing sexual offences on trains, tubes and buses came under the spotlight at a major international seminar attended by Government officials, academics, advocates, and police forces from across the globe.
The session, Reducing Sexual Offending on Public Transport, was organised by British Transport Police (BTP) Chief Constable Paul Crowther and Transport Minister Claire Perry.
With expert guests from multiple organisations in attendance, the meeting provided an opportunity for focused and productive discussion on the issue of sexual offending on public transport including: global best practice, possible solutions and reliable problem-solving techniques.
The group will now work together to explore what else can be done to tackle the problem.
They will also consider the potential for trialling a range of solutions to determine which approaches work best.
Delighted at the ongoing commitment to tackle sexual offences, British Transport Police Chief Constable Paul Crowther said: â€œWe have made huge progress in the...
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