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Rape referrals drop: Eight forces to be examined

Rape referrals drop: Eight forces to be examined

Research project will "get under the skin" of why reporting and convictions of rape are up – but police referrals to prosecutors are down.

Date - 6th December 2013
By - Nic Brunetti - Police Oracle
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A major piece of research aims to give the Police Service a better understanding of why the number of rape cases referred to prosecutors has hit a five-year low – despite reporting and convictions of the crime being at their highest ever...
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