Kent - National child protection inspection post-inspection review

Published on: 26 August 2021

Publication types: Child protection

Police Forces: Kent

This inspection reviewed the progress made in Kent Police since the publication of Kent – National child protection inspection in 2019. It is part of a rolling programme of inspections of all police forces in England and Wales.

During this inspection we:

  • examined force policies, strategies and other documents;
  • interviewed senior leaders, managers and supervisors; and
  • audited 38 child protection cases (11 cases were good, 9 required improvement and 18 were inadequate).

This report sets out our findings.

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Child protection in Kent has improved but more work is needed

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