Nick Croft

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(policeman)
Member of Scottish Preventing Violent Extremism Unit

Nick Croft is the current coordinator, along with George Denholm, of the Scottish Preventing Violent Extremism Unit (SPVEU).

Nick Croft has worked in a variety of positions since 1990 “covering youth and community work, social work, mental health research, drugs prevention and residential day care”. Since 2003, he has worked in Scotland on “equalities, diversity and human rights issues in a local authority context and is [the] current equalities manager at City of Edinburgh Council”. [1]

In December 2007, he was seconded to the Scottish government to coordinate the Prevent strand of Contest, in close association with Association of Chief Police Officers Scotland (ACPOS) and the Counter-Terrorism Intelligence Unit (CTIU). Nick Croft’s position as the coordinator of SPVEU has involved “developing a communications strategy and communications guidance on Prevent, improving awareness of, analysis and understanding of Prevent matters across the statutory and on statutory public sector and identifying resources and lead agencies for Prevent project interventions in Scotland.” [2]

Contact Details

Nick Croft can be contacted at

Nick Croft
Equalities Unit
Public Health and Wellbeing Division
Area 2 (g) S
Victoria Quay
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ
Nick.Croft AT scotland.gsi.gov.uk



References

  1. The Second SIPR Annual Conference & Annual Lecture: Policing Scotland in a European Context: Programmes & Abstracts, 2 September 2008, The Scottish Institute for Policing Research, accessed 20 February 2010 – p. 16
  2. The Second SIPR Annual Conference & Annual Lecture: Policing Scotland in a European Context: Programmes & Abstracts, 2 September 2008, The Scottish Institute for Policing Research, accessed 20 February 2010 – p. 16


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