PSNI chief: ‘Children not seen as a weapon in the fight against paramilitary crime’

Press/Media: Expert Comment


The national director for the British Association of Social Workers in Northern Ireland (BASW-NI) has welcomed the news that PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne has retracted his comments threatening to remove the children of paramilitaries.


Media comment on the Chief Constable's comments

Period05 Sept 2019

Media contributions


Media contributions


TitlePatten 20 Years On: Young People, Policing and Stop and Search
LocationQueen's University, Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
Period04 Sept 2019 → 04 Sept 2019


  • policing
  • PSNI
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • children
  • children's rights