Youth council get Fearless

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Epping Forest Youth Councillors met with Emily Larkin from Crimestoppers to talk about Fearless, a Crimestoppers project designed to encourage and empower young people to make their community a safer place.

Emily Larkin from Crimestoppers UK with Epping Forest Youth Councillors

Providing information and advice about crimes that might affect them, the Fearless website and resources look to challenge and stimulate debate whilst educating young people about the ways that they can pass on information 100% anonymously.

The Fearless team works closely with schools, communities and youth clubs to help the vulnerable and to ensure we all live in a safer community.

Choices and consequences

Emily Larkin said: “We want to let young people know about the choices and consequences they have of becoming involved or associated with crime and criminal activity.”

“What makes us unique is the fact that the site enables young people to pass on any information they might have about crime. They can do so via an Anonymous Online Form on our fearless.org website or through a mini version of the form compatible with their smart phones.”

Report a crime

Youth Councillor Regan Hughes-Franklin from King Harold Business & Enterprise Academy said: “It’s so important that young people know that they can report a crime and feel safe doing so anonymously. Young people can be afraid of the repercussions of reporting incidents, it is good to know the police and crime stoppers are there to help everyone.”

Get in touch

If you would like more information on how the Fearless team can help you then get in touch by emailing Emily.larkin@crimestoppers-uk.org.