Intensive Engagement

Intensive Engagement or I.E, are currently working alongside the Violence Reduction Unit to deliver an 8 step ‘Community Engagement and Problem Solving Model’ in Slough, Banbury and High Wycombe.  This involves Identifying and engaging local strategic partners, in order to develop and deliver a local community problem solving partnership between the police, statutory partners, the third sector and the local community focused on reducing serious violence and knife crime. 

I.E work closely with local senior leaders and authorities to engage the local community, to identify community assets and to build a sustainable framework of participation. 

Community Engagement Model

I.E. follow an 8 step community engagement model:

  1. Justification
  2. Assets and Capabilities
  3. Stakeholders and Networks
  4. Problem Rich Pictures
  5. Form a Working Group
  6. Solution Rich Pictures
  7. Interventions and Evaluation
  8. Escalation and Exit

More details about the I.E approach can be found here.

Currently I.E. are working along the Violence Reduction Unit, key partners and the community in the following areas:

  • Chalvey, Slough
  • Castlefield, High Wycombe
  • Bretch Hill, Banbury