Everyone's business: Improving the police response to domestic abuse (5453)

The force should consider the appropriateness of using restorative justice for offences in intimate relationships. Particularly with regard to how any action will prevent further offences of domestic abuse, or reduce the risk to the victim.

[on]26th November 2014 [status]awaiting-review[/status][/on][on]20th January 2016 [comment]

The status of this recommendation is currently being reviewed by HMIC and will be updated when this review is complete.

[/comment][/on][on]15th August 2017 [comment]

This area of activity has subsequently been inspected each year: see Increasingly Everyone's Business, 2015 PEEL Vulnerability inspection and most recently in HMIC's PEEL Effectiveness inspections. Where a cause of concern still exists this will appear in the register against these subsequent inspections.

[/comment][/on][on]30th August 2017 [status]no-further-action-needed[/status][/on]