“NO HIDING PLACE” FOR DOMESTIC ABUSERS
Bromley Police’s deputy borough commander Parm Sandhu used Human Rights Day to warn perpetrators of domestic abuse that there is no place for them to hide.
Superintendent Sandhu was speaking at a gender and human rights seminar about how the UK was piloting innovative ways of policing domestic violence and translating UN standards regarding violence against women into best practise in policing.
She said that on average a woman will be attacked in her home 37 times before she calls the police in the UK.
“There is no place in London for domestic abuse. “I want to reassure our communities that there is zero tolerance in the capital for it and all perpetrators will be dealt with swiftly and severely.”
The Metropolitan Police Service remains committed to tackling all forms of domestic abuse whilst continually improving our services to victims and potential victims.
“We can all play a vital part in helping to deter domestic violence perpetrators, and help more victims, by reporting domestic violence at the first moment possible if we witness it.
“This gives the police the best chance of responding effectively to every single incident of abuse. “So please make the call – and we’ll make it stop”.
Among those who attended the seminar was Polly Harrar founder of the SHARAN Project.
The SHARAN Project is designed to empower, educate and inspire women who want to actively learn more about the support and choices that are available to them, to provide them with the tools to lead life on their own terms.
If you wish to contact one of their advisors,please email [email protected] or phone 0844 504 3231
The move follows the launch by Croydon council of a petition requesting the government create a national register of domestic abuse offenders.
PLEASE SEE: CROYDON COUNCIL LAUNCHES PETITION FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE OFFENDERS REGISTER December 19th