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PREVENT

PROTECT

PREPARE

PURSUE

PROTECTING YOU

Crime affects everybody in our community, so whether you have been a victim or are at risk of becoming one, it is important to know how to protect yourself and how we can support you.

Here at the East Midlands Special Operations Unit, we work together with the five East Midlands police forces to tackle the most serious crime across the region. Our mission is to tackle those organised crime groups which are causing the greatest levels of harm, so we can help to make our communities safer.

In this section you will find advice and guidance on how to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of crime, and where you can go to for help or to report a crime. 

CYBER CRIME

Advice, guidance, hints and tips on how you can protect yourself, your family and your business against cyber crime. 

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ACTION COUNTERS TERRORISM

The threat from terrorism is real and serious. We play a key role in protecting the UK, but communities defeat terrorism and we need help and support from you. Learn how to spot the signs and ways to report.

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Advice, guidance and support if you or someone you know is being affected by child sexual abuse or exploitation. 

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CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION

COUNTY LINES

County Lines sees urban drug gangs, often from major cities, move into suburban areas and market and coastal towns, using a dedicated mobile phone number and exploiting vulnerable people (often young people) to run their criminal operation.

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DRUG AND GUN CRIME

Advice, guidance, hints and tips on how you can protect yourself, your family and your business against cyber crime. 

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MODERN SLAVERY & HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Modern day slavery and human trafficking sadly exists in many forms across the country and can affect many different types of people, regardless of background, gender, age, or ethnicity.

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