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Almost 20 per cent of all CPS cases are domestic abuse related or sexual offences

Conviction rates for sexual offences are at historic high but domestic abuse referrals are dropping, CPS report reveals.

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Woman cowers in fear of attacker- PA

Date - 11th October 2017
By - JJ Hutber- Police Oracle
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A slump in the number of domestic abuse prosecutions is "concerning", a deputy chief constable has admitted. Convictions for rape and other sexual offences have surged by 48 per cent and 79 per cent respectively over the last...
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