Domestic Violence Orders & Notices (227A/22)
- The number of domestic violence protection notices and orders that were issued/granted for domestic violent/abuse incidents in each of the calendar years 2019, 2020 and 2021.
- The number of breaches of domestic violence protection notices and orders for domestic violent/abuse incidents including stalking and harassment, in each of the calendar years 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Please see below. Please note however, with regard to breaches of domestic violence protection notices and orders, we are only able to provide data with regard to those taken to court, as this information is centrally collated by our Civil Intervention Team:
2019 (1st Feb-31st Dec)
292 Domestic Violence Protection Notices issued, 287 turned into Domestic Violence Protection Orders. 49 Breaches taken to court.
2020 (1st Jan-31st Dec)
408 Domestic Violence Protection Notices issued, 382 turned into Domestic Violence Protection Orders. 79 breaches taken to court.
2021 (1st Jan-31st Dec)
414 Domestic Violence Protection Notices issued, 395 turned into Domestic Violence Protection Orders. 111 breaches taken to court.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures above are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.
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