Evaluation of the pilot of Domestic Violence Protection Orders – Home Office

Posted November 25th, 2013 in domestic violence, pilot schemes, press releases, victims by tracey

‘Domestic Violence Protection Orders (DVPOs) were piloted in three police force areas in 2011-12. DVPOs are a new civil provision designed to provide immediate protection for victim-survivors of domestic violence where no other enforceable restrictions can be placed upon the perpetrator. This evaluation of the pilot suggests that DVPOs were generally seen positively by practitioners and victim-survivors and were associated with a reduction in re-victimisation, particularly when used in “chronic” cases.’

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Home Office, 25th November 2013

Source: www.gov.uk/home-office