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Night-time economy: going undercover to stop sexual assaults

Project Vigilant, Thames Valley's use of plainclothes officers, has reduced violence against women in the region's night-time economy with other forces set to replicate the tactic.

Night-time economy: going undercover to stop sexual assaults

Date - 15th September 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Around May 2019 Thames Valley saw a big spike in sexual offences, a mixture of stranger rape and serious sexual assault, and occurring fairly frequently. This brought a string of negative headlines alleging police negligence.  Detective...
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