West Yorkshire Police records fall in domestic violence prosecutions
0 Have your say New figures from 31 police forces shows a fall in domestic violence actions - with West Yorkshire Police recording 267 fewer prosecutions.
Obtained through Freedom of Information, the statistics show significant variations in levels across the country, with more than half recording a fall in domestic violence prosecutions.
Overall, 2,820 fewer people were charged with domestic violence offences in the first half of 2016 compared with that same period in 2015 – reversing previous years’ trends.
Emma Pearmaine, Director of Family Services at law firm Simpson Millar has... read more