Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Over 1000 DV Cases in Scotland Every Week

Domestic abuse was today branded "Scotland's national shame" after almost 7,000 incidents were reported to police in six weeks.

A six-month campaign is now being launched by a specialist police anti-violence unit to tackle the problem.

There were 6,868 incidents of domestic abuse reported to police forces across the country between December 8 last year and January 18 this year.

Over the same period there were 6,035 children who were exposed to such incidents.

Full story Source The Herald 27 April 2009


Judith 28 April, 2009 19:19  

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