1. Cumbria Victim and Witness Survey

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    By Cumbria Together on 09 November 2017

    The Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner and Safer Cumbria are constantly working to improve the services and support for victims and witnesses as part of our key priorities for “Putting Victims First”.

  2. Cumbria Victims Charitable Trust ( CVCT)

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    By Cumbria Together on 10 October 2017

    Did you knowthere is a Trust dedicated to providing financial help for victims of crime? CVCT exists to support initiat ives to assist victims of crime to cope and recover from their experience, and to prevent victims being targeted and or repeat victims of crime.

  3. The Crown Prosecution Service has published its first ever public statement recognising the needs and experiences of male victims

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    By Cumbria Together on 10 October 2017

    The Crown Prosecution Service has published its first ever public statement recognising the needs and experiences of male victims of offences including rape, domestic abuse, harassment, stalking and child sexual abuse. http://www.cps.gov.uk/news/latest_news/cps-makes-commitment-to-male-victim/ Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) strategy: http://www.cps.gov.uk/publications/equality/vaw/VAWG-Strategy-2017-2020.pdf

  4. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 21st - 28th April 2017

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    By Cumbria Together on 03 May 2017

    In this week’s briefing: • The Crime Survey is published showing that 21% of the population fell victim to crime in 2016 • Parliament is prorogued ahead of the general election • VS publishes a report looking at the experiences, interests and rights of victims in the criminal justice process

  5. Victim Support Weekly Policy Update: 17th - 24th March

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    By Cumbria Together on 27 March 2017

    In this week’s briefing: • Sexual offence victims will be able to pre-record their evidence in Crown Courts from September • The Prisons and Courts Bill is introduced into the House of Commons • A child sex offence is recorded by the police every ten minutes in the UK