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Forces have improved their response to domestic abuse, according to HMICFRS. But there are concerns over court backlogs and the drop in charge rates.

Applauded: HMI Inspector Zoe Billingham praised frontline officers

Applauded: HMI Inspector Zoe Billingham praised frontline officers

Date - 23rd June 2021
By - Chris Smith
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Three in every four domestic abuse crimes reported to the police are closed without the perpetrator being charged, an inspection by the HMICFRS has warned. A review of domestic violence investigations found the number of reports that lead to a...
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