Police say threatening and insulting text messages don’t count as domestic abuse – The Independent

Posted April 29th, 2024 in domestic violence, government departments, news, police, telecommunications by tracey

‘The police are discounting threatening and insulting text messages as a form of domestic abuse with tens of thousands of incident records estimated to be missing. The Domestic Abuse Commissioner warned almost 17,600 domestic abuse crimes are missing from data released on Thursday due to the government overhauling the rules on how the police should record incidents.’

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The Independent, 26th April 2024

Source: www.independent.co.uk