Xtinguish and Night Rider
Stafford Youth Offending Service has access to two specialist projects:
Both projects have been developed with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service.
They are delivered by specially trained and supported fire service personnel.
'Xtinguish' is a partnership which has been established between:
It addresses the growing problem of arson and fire related crime.
Young people are required by the Youth Courts to meet with a fire fighter at a local fire station. They are then taken through a series of structured, weekly sessions that get them to understand the error and consequences of their ways.
'Night Rider' is an intervention programme which is aimed at young offenders who have been charged with car crime.
Specialist trained staff within the fire service will deliver an intensive one to one package specific to the offence committed.