REDUCING VIOLENCE &
bedfordshire violence & Exploitation REDUCTION unit
WHO WE ARE
WHAT WE DO
The mother of a teenager who was stabbed to death in Bedfordshire in 2018, will talk about her experiences and how other parents and carers can prevent their children getting involved in knife crime, during a virtual conference.
Funding for third year in a row for pioneering unit driving down violent crime and exploitation Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, has won …
Celebrating our VERU Village
Some of our key partners and allies have made videos for us celebrating their work and being part of the VERU Village. You can view all these videos on our YouTube channel.
OUR WORK INVOLVES
1. Primary Prevention
Stopping violence before it begins
2. Secondary Prevention
3. Tertiary Prevention
Providing a way out for those established in violent behaviour and those affected as victims.
4. Enforcement & Criminal Justice
5. Attitude Change
Changing societal views towards violence, including individual views and community views
LET'S STOP VIOLENCE
Knife crime and violence does not discriminate against its victims. As a community we are all affected by the hurt and loss of life. Talking to someone you can trust can help.
We are working with local councils and key organisations to achieve our goals.
Get in touch, even if it is to say hello. At Bedfordshire VERU we are always interested in exploring possible links and opportunities to work with others.