Bureau of Child Protection

                               Our Overview - What we do

                                                                

                                                 The BCP has the following Mission and Priorities:

 Our Mission

To protect and defend the youth of Australia against all criminal and psychological threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of Australia, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to State and Federal Services.

Our Priorities

In executing the following priorities, we will produce and use intelligence to protect the nation from threats and to bring to justice those who violate the law.

1.   Investigate Crimes against youths on a State, National and International Level                                           2.   Educate Youths of all ages on the law , crime, punishment and ways to overcome peer pressure of bullying 3.   Protect Australian Youths against cyber-based attacks and high-technology crimes
4.   Combat public corruption at all levels of Education Services
5.   Protect civil rights of all Australian Youths
6.   Combat national criminal organizations and enterprises aimed at youths
7.   Work with State/Federal Youth Services                                                                                                  8.   Combat significant violent crime against youths in schools/homes and other venues

9.   Support federal, state, local and international partners
10. Assist in the Alcohol/Tobacco and Drugs market of trade to youths                                                             11. Upgrade technology to successfully perform duties    
                                  

 

WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO

 

Agents:    

Bureau of Child Protection agents are recruited from various Police, Government and even Military backgrounds and other walks of life. Agents are trained at the BCP training Academy in Canberra. Agents spend a grueling 12 months at the Academy. At the Academy Agents work on both physical and mental fitness. The Academy educational criteria is a combined course from all Australian Police Service Academies, with input also from various International Law Enforcement agencies.

 

      Investigation/Intelligence and Surveillance: 

      The Bureau of Child Protections main role is to Investigate all criminal activities against

       youths in Australia and to Educate Youths about Crime, Punishment and the future. The BCP

       will enforce all laws to those under the age of 18, and have optional jurisdiction of all School

       based crimes, extending to all educational campuses within Australia’s borders. Universities and

       schools, places of youth gatherings and all youths locations will also be open to optional

       jurisdiction. The BCP however will work with all State/Federal Police Services and at all times

       will respect local laws.

 

      Child Related Fugitive Recovery: 

      The Bureau of Child Protection will be the lead agency in Child Abduction and Fugitive 

      recovery where Children/youths are related. Local Police will be used to assist the BCP in these matters, in a joint task force, ensuring the best resources from both agencies are being used, the end any situation as quick as possible with the best results.

 

       Education: 

       The Bureau of Child Protection will also be tasked with the Education of Youths. This

       education program will be developed to not only educate youths about Laws, but all issues which

       relate to youths today. The BCP will also offer counseling  services within School/Education   

       premises’. This program will be implemented throughout the schooling system.