Essex Police's Approach to Managing Cases of Domestic Abuse review
At the request of the Chief Constable (and with the agreement of the police and crime commissioner), we examined whether risks to victims of domestic abuse are now being well managed in Essex. The inspection also examined whether our concerns that the significant resources Essex Police invested in tackling domestic abuse had a detrimental effect on the force’s effectiveness in tackling other types of crime.
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Please note: In July 2017 HMIC took on responsibility for fire & rescue service inspections and was renamed HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS). Inspections carried out before July 2017 may continue to refer to HMIC.