Latest changes – police response to concern for a child

Date Category Guidance Changes
Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

Review of all existing links to the 2011 ABE guidance and update the reference to the new 2022 guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

New Child Rescue Alert guidance added.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

Updated version of Parental Child Abduction guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

Working together link updated to 2018 version.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

Updated links to PACE Codes.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

Updated POLKA link to Parental Child Abduction guidance.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

Update a link to 2015 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

Addition of link to "Children Act 1989: transition to adulthood for care leavers".

Major investigation and public protection > Investigating child abuse and safeguarding children Police response to concern for a child

Changing "sudden unexpected deaths in childhood" to "investigating child deaths".

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