‘There are a whole range of measures in law to protect women that are not being used. There is a problem around the understanding of domestic abuse and the culture of police,’ solicitor says
The Centre for Women’s Justice (CWJ) has submitted a super-complaint to a national watchdog which accuses the police of a “systemic failure” to protect a “highly vulnerable section” of the population.
The complaint to HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services makes four key claims that focus on bail for rape suspects and failures linked to non-molestation, domestic violence and restraint orders.
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