Cadets scoop awards for part in cy­ber crime bat­tle

Win­ners ‘ex­tremely hon­oured to be recog­nised for in­volve­ment’

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

HILLING­DON po­lice cadet vol­un­teers have picked up awards for help­ing peo­ple to avoid fall­ing vic­tim to cy­ber crim­i­nals.

Eight young cadets took part in events to teach in­ter­net safety to el­derly and vul­ner­a­ble com­mu­ni­ties and have scooped the Lord Fer­rers award for out­stand­ing con­tri­bu­tion.

They re­ceived the award on Septem­ber 9 at Par­lia­ment in the pres­ence of the Home Sec­re­tary Theresa May.

Ge­orge Paine, a 17year-old award re­cip­i­ent, said: “Win­ning this award was a great priv­i­lege, it started off as a small scale pre­sen­ta­tion to help vul­ner­a­ble peo­ple and

n ‘PRIV­I­LEGE’: Theresa May

Ge­orge Paine, Jack Brashaw and Re­becca Bun­gay with the Home Sec­re­tary

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