Bedfordshire Police’s domestic abuse service is ‘potentially dangerous’ and may not afford protection to victims.

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Sadly for those of us who are victims of DA this is something we already know.

Too many local male victims of domestic abuse have been ignored by our local constabulary

One wonders for how much longer Bedfordshire Police can claim any kind of credibility on this issue.

Peel put forward a list of nine simple principles to answer his sceptics.

Police, at all times, should maintain a relationship with the public that gives reality to the historic tradition that the police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full-time attention to duties which are incumbent upon every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.

A return to his vision would be very welcome.

Here’s one from ..

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Olly Martins added: “Victims of domestic abuse, whether it is the partners of violent perpetrators or indeed the children involved, are some of the most vulnerable people the police encounter.

So why is the organisation that  Olly oversees so underperforming, perhaps he’s too busy being investigated by them.
Also …
The chief constable has also engaged with Women’s Aid….

 

Full Report is here:

Bedfordshire Police’s approach to tackling domestic abuse   – answers on a post card to chief constable of Bedfordshire Police, Colette Paul.

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