HOW THE LAW CAN HELP
If you, or someone you know, is being abused it’s important to get help. Try speaking to a trusted adult who can support you if you wish to report the abuse.
The Police will take Domestic Abuse disclosures seriously.
Remember, if you are being abused you are not to blame and you do not have to put up with it.
There are a lot of ways to report domestic abuse including:
PHONING THE POLICE
If you, a family member, or a friend are in danger you can call the police.
- The police take domestic abuse seriously and will be able to help and protect you
- Contact your local neighbourhood policing team if it’s not an emergency (Call 101)
- All reports are investigated and safety and well-being will be of prime importance
- The Police may also put you in touch with support groups who can offer help.
The Police and the Criminal Prosecution Process