Record amount of domestic abuse

Noel Alfonso Forrester

Noel Alfonso Forrester

Police officers in South Yorkshire referred a record number of domestic violence cases to the Crown Prosecution Service, resulting in the highest ever number of people being charged.

CPS figures for last year show that 2,551 cases were referred by the police and 1,890 - nearly 75 per cent - led to a charge.

Detective Chief Inspector Natalie Shaw, of South Yorkshire Police, said: “We are committed to tackling domestic violence and bringing perpetrators to courts.

 

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