Steelhouse Lane Police Station
On 21st June students who represent the school community in the Neighbourhood Tasking Group attended Steelhouse Lane Police Station, they got the opportunity to visit the control centre with, having first-hand experience of the CCTV cameras, and students looked at the vehicle recognition systems and also had a tour of the overnight cells. They received a talk from staff who explained their role and the reasons why people stay in the station overnight. The students were shocked at the size of the cells and asked an array of questions about the crimes committed. A meeting was then held in the conference room with representatives from WM Police. The students were able to address crime related issues in their community and work in partnership with the Police. The group then visited the Magistrates Court and went into the court rooms to experience a range of trials being heard.