A very informative talk was given by PC Stewart Paton, ably supported by PC Scott Morgan.
Their Policing area extends from Crossford to Duloch. Within their remit, they interact with Primary and Secondary Schools, parents, Social Work Departments, vulnerable adults, the general public (Your View Counts), and the elderly.
They believe in early intervention and they have initiated various projects.
Inkredible Creative looked at youth disorder, drink and drugs. A group of youths- boys and girls-with the involvement of Tattoo Artists set up an art group and their work is displayed in the Urban Garden in Dunfermline. Read about their Inkredible Project
Stop Hate . Victims of hate in schools , with the help of the community produced a video - Youth to Youth - which was shown in the Odeon Cinema.
The importance of ownership was tantamount in these projects.
Questions were asked after the talk which led to further discussion.
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Primary Schools linked to Rotary Club of West Fife:- Blairhall, Cairneyhill, Carnock, Crossford, Camdean, Culross, Inzievar, Holy Name, Limekilns, Milesmark, St Serfs, Saline, Torryburn, Tulliallan. Secondary Schools:- Queen Anne and Woodmillmore