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Domestic Violence Protection Orders protect victims and help reduce police demand

12 Aug 17

THE introduction of orders to protect people from domestic violence has resulted in a significant drop in the number of incidents reported after an order is issued.

According to research conducted in partnership with Staffordshire University on Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs), once an order has been issued the number of reports of domestic violence in a case reduces by up to 75%. On average, before a DVPO was issued, there were eight…

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