The BCP has the following Mission and Priorities:
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.
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.
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
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.
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.