With the half-term holidays under way, Hampshire Police have produced some anti-social behaviour advice to parents.
The advice says “If you have children under the age of 18 please help us by following this advice“:
- Before they go out, find out what your children are doing, where they are going, and when and how they will be getting home.
- Sometimes children do not consider the consequences of their actions, so ask them to think about whether they could be causing distress to others, damaging the environment or putting themselves in danger.
- Often children do not need to buy alcohol, they take it from home without their parents’ knowledge. Keep alcohol in a safe place and keep a check on how much you have so that you will know if any goes missing.
- Young people are also often the victims of disorder, so if you or your child experience anti-social behaviour, make sure you report it to the police. We cannot send officers to every incident, but if you let us know what is happening in your area we can make sure our resources are targeted effectively.
To read the ‘Do you know where your kids are this summer?‘ leaflet produced by Hampshire Constabulary, click here.