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Average of 14 months for rape investigations to be completed

Figures show it is taking an average of 419 days to refer a rape charge to the CPS, with the majority of victims dropping out at this stage of the justice process.

Sarah Crew, NPCC lead for adult sexual offences

Sarah Crew, NPCC lead for adult sexual offences

Date - 9th December 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The Ministry of Justice has today (9 December) published quarterly performance scorecards as part of a “greater drive for transparency and to hold all parts of the system to account”. The scorecards shine a light specifically on the...
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