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Crimes and Consequences Project


Arson, Car Crime and Anti Social Behaviour are the three key themes of the Crimes and Consequences project.
  • 1 in 4 drivers who die on the roads are under the age of 25.
  • ​Road Death being the biggest killer of 17-25 year olds.
  • Over 7000 reported fire related incidents during 2010, costing society approximately 17.5 million pounds.​
Crimes and Consequences is an innovative new project aimed at reducing the number of deliberate fires and fire related anti-social behaviour, such as attacks on Fire-fighters and hoax calls.
 
The project will engage with 2000 Young People aged between 11 and 25, educating them on the dangers of involvement in the 3 core subjects. Through participative sessions the young people explore reasons and behaviours that may lead to involvement in the topics and are encouraged to openly express their views and opinions.
 
Session Overview

The project will offer between 1 to 6 hours of intervention to groups (tailored to needs) of young people between the ages of 11 and 25 in Mid and West Wales' 10 Unitary Authorities.

Utilizing a variety of delivery tools such as interactive DVD’s, group discussion, peer review, and real life incidents it will aim to educate young people about the consequences of their action and how situations that they may find themselves in could impact on themselves their family and their community.

Main topics covered
  • Arson
  • Car Crime
  • Hoax Calls
  • Attacks on Firefighters
  • Deliberate Grass Fires
  • Secondary Fires
  • Anti-social behaviour
It is possible a tour of the groups local fire station can be arranged, this will enable the group to understand more fully the role of the Fire-fighter in their community.​​

​​For more information please click here​ or contact the Crimes and Consequences Team on 0370 6060699​ or email crimesandconsequences@mawwfire.gov.uk.​ ​