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1 “Making a Difference in the Lives of People” Working with the Third Sector Pastor Aran Richardson Riverside Church - Exeter

2 Presentation Outline Intro: How Third Sector Agencies can make a difference Intro: How Third Sector Agencies can make a difference A Brief History of Street Pastors A Brief History of Street Pastors Identifying a Need for a Street Pastors Project Identifying a Need for a Street Pastors Project What is a Local Street Pastors Project (LSPP) What is a Local Street Pastors Project (LSPP) What Impact does a LSPP Project have on the Community What Impact does a LSPP Project have on the Community Why partnering with Statutory Agencies is essential for progress Why partnering with Statutory Agencies is essential for progress The benefits of Community Partnerships The benefits of Community Partnerships

3 “Making a Difference in the Lives of People” A Brief History of Street Pastors

4 What is a Street Pastors Initiative? Street Pastors is an inter-denominational Church response to urban problems, engaging with people on the streets to care, listen and dialogue. Pioneered in London in January 2003 by Rev Les Isaac, Director of the Ascension Trust, and has seen some remarkable results, including drops in crime in areas where teams have been working. “There are many young people who feel excluded by society. Street Pastors takes practical hope to the pavement for these individuals.” Joel Edwards Director, Micah Challenge International

5 The Growth of Street Pastors Started in London in 2003 Started in London in 2003 Now in over 150 UK Locations Now in over 150 UK Locations 40 New Projects are being coming on line 40 New Projects are being coming on line Over 4000 Individual Street Pastors deployed Over 4000 Individual Street Pastors deployed South West deploy over 400 Street Pastors South West deploy over 400 Street Pastors

6 6 London

7 7 East of England Norwich Colchester Chelmsford Southend Bishop’s Stortford Braintree Broxbourne Cambridge Luton

8 8 The Midlands Lincoln Nottingham Loughborough Leicester Wolverhampton Birmingham Hinckley Northampton Melton Mowbray Peterborough Retford & Worksop Rushden Stourbridge Westcotes Nuneaton

9 9 North of England Blackburn and Darwen Manchester Leeds Blackpool Lancaster Preston Southport Pendle Chester Carlisle Newcastle Scunthorpe Stockton-On-Tees Derby

10 10 Scotland InvernessAberdeen Perth Glasgow Inverclyde Edinburgh Dunoon

11 11 Wales Bridgend Wrexham Cardiff Swansea Haverfordwest Newtown Newport Blackwood Established Locations in preparation Merthyr Tydfil

12 12 South of England Basingstoke Bath Bideford Weston Super Mare Plymouth Trowbridge Taunton Southampton Crawley Maidstone Gravesend Medway Swindon Fairoak and Horton Heath Camborne Weymouth Epson & Ewell Dartford Portsmouth Gosport Heathfield Ilfracombe Isle of Wight Thame Wantage and Grove Yeovil Hastings Exeter Bude St Austell Falmouth Newquay Barnstaple Torbay Totnes Established Locations in Preparation Truro Newton Abbot Tiverton 18 months ago there were no Street Pastor locations in Devon & Cornwall Next Year there could be 25 projects up and running.

13 Devon and Cornwall Locations Up and Running: Locations Up and Running: Torbay, Plymouth, Ilfracombe, Camborne, Bideford, Exeter, Totnes and Barnstaple Locations who have Started Training: Locations who have Started Training: Newquay, Falmouth, Tiverton, Tavistock and St Austell Locations with Partnership Agreements Locations with Partnership Agreements Newton Abbot, Truro, Bodmin, Bude Early Consultation: Early Consultation: Dartmouth, Kingsbridge, Crediton, Cullompton, Seaton and Sidmouth, Honiton, Looe

14 “Making a Difference in the Lives of People” Identifying a Need for Street Pastors Working in Partnership

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16 Identifying a Need for Street Pastors Care Care Consultation Consultation Research Research Partnership Partnership Sponsorship Sponsorship Training Training

17 Working in Partnership Devon and Cornwall Constabulary Devon and Cornwall Constabulary Exeter City Council – CDRP Exeter City Council – CDRP CCTV CCTV Licensing & Licensees Licensing & Licensees Doorman’s Association Doorman’s Association PCT PCT Voluntary Sector Voluntary Sector Community Wardens Community Wardens

18 Needs on the Street There is a need for the youngsters to talk – we are there to listen, care and help, not to preach, just like the Good Samaritan... There is a need for the youngsters to talk – we are there to listen, care and help, not to preach, just like the Good Samaritan... Young women who become very vulnerable when they are so drunk Young women who become very vulnerable when they are so drunk Flip Flops! Flip Flops! Ringing home for 15 year olds Ringing home for 15 year olds The Teams are using their First Aid skills and equipment The Teams are using their First Aid skills and equipment

19 “Making a Difference in the Lives of People” What is a Local Street Pastors Project? Walking the Streets

20 Saturday Night Patrol Management Team Team Leader Street Pastor Senior Team Leader Street Pastor Team Leader Street Pastor

21 A Street Pastor Team Teams of 4 Christians in Uniform + Equipment Bag Teams of 4 Christians in Uniform + Equipment Bag Carrying a wireless radio handset connected to CCTV Carrying a wireless radio handset connected to CCTV Connected to a Prayer Pastor Team Base HQ by Mobile Connected to a Prayer Pastor Team Base HQ by Mobile Served by a Team Co-ordinator Served by a Team Co-ordinator Works Once a Month Works Once a Month 10pm – 4am 10pm – 4am Friday or Saturday Nights Friday or Saturday Nights

22 3 Month Training Programme Roles and Responsibilities of a Street Pastor Social Background / Awareness The Good news Knowledge of Key statutory agencies Local Community Youth and Education initiatives Drug awareness Counseling skills Knowing your community Personal safety First aid

23 Equipment List Shoulder bag Shoulder bag Torch Torch Gardening gloves Gardening gloves Rubber Gloves Rubber Gloves Flip flops Flip flops Small bottles of water Small bottles of water Small dustpan & brush for broken glass Small dustpan & brush for broken glass First Aid equipment First Aid equipment Note Pad & Pen Note Pad & Pen NiteNet wireless handset - Team Leader to operate Mobile Phone - to be carried by one of the team Spikeys Community Safety Packs/Handouts Evidence Bags/Drugs Bags/Knife Tube Leaflets

24 “Making a Difference in the Lives of People” The Impact of Street Pastors What Positive Difference are the Street Pastors making in the South West?

25 What Difference do we Make? Statistics (3 Month Period)Total Nights32 Patrol Hours1428 Bottles/Glasses645 Umbrella’s32 Lost Property5 Flip Flops76 Emergency Blankets11 Bandages15 Bottles of Water37 People Contacted2308 Incidents87 Lives Saved2

26 What Difference do we Make? Take some of the pressure off the Emergency Services. We have time they don’t have. Take some of the pressure off the Emergency Services. We have time they don’t have. Street Pastor Initiatives lead to a fall in street crime rate. Street Pastor Initiatives lead to a fall in street crime rate. The town becomes a safer place The town becomes a safer place Glasses or bottles from the street so they cannot be used as weapons in fights or trodden on by bare feet! Glasses or bottles from the street so they cannot be used as weapons in fights or trodden on by bare feet! We can phone home for help We can phone home for help Standing in the Gap Standing in the Gap

27 Case Studies Torbay: Torbay: DCC Tony Melville of Devon & Cornwall Constabulary reported a reductions of violent crime by 25%, No robberies, 1/5 less burglaries, Vehicle crime down 25% Dorset Dorset Chief Insp. Diana Boyles of Hampshire Constabulary reported a responsibility for 5 Divisions, 1 of whom was represented with a LSPP. Crime and antisocial behaviour reduced by 6% across the 4 areas without LSPP but the reduction in Fair Oak was 22% which was 16% above the other areas. She is now bringing in SP across all 5 areas. Portsmouth Portsmouth


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