The Kent and Medway Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) is a partnership between the police, local councils, health service providers and other key agencies to deliver a reduction in violence the county.
The PCC said: 'Issues around violent crime can not be resolved by Kent Police simply arresting more people. The police and partner agencies need to work together to help lift vulnerable young people out of a life of crime.’
VRU Schools toolkit
The VRU has published an education toolkit for schools to use in order to help prevent serious violence in the county. VRU Schools Toolkit
The toolkit touches upon different aspects, such as: how serious violence affects young people, understanding a young person's behaviour, and being trauma-informed, to name a few topics.