Rise in abuse charges

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News -

The num­ber of com­plaints of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence reported to Cam­bridgeshire Con­stab­u­lary be­tween Jan­uary 1 and June 30 was 2,782 com­pared with 2,270 be­tween Jan­uary 1, 2015 and June 30, 2015. Be­tween Jan­uary and June 2016, 579 peo­ple were charged in re­la­tion to do­mes­tic abuse and 27 sum­moned to court com­pared to 550 charges and 53 sum­mons in the same pe­riod in 2015. The num­ber of cau­tions for do­mes­tic abuse went up from 92 in the first six months of 2015 to 147 in 2016.

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