violence

Likely increase in domestic violence as a result of Coronavirus – what you can do

Authored by The Family Law Co.

Suggestions that there will be a surge in domestic violence in the region as families self-isolate and schools face long closures has prompted a response from The Family Law Company.

Director Jane Chanot who is part of the Children, Child Abduction and Domestic Violence Team, says “I have real concerns that we’ll see an increase in situations where families are kept inside together...

Two sentenced following football related violence

Authored by News Desk

Two men have been sentenced following an affray at The Minerva Pub in Plymouth last November.

Stefan Adamson aged 28 from Stoke, Plymouth and Karl White aged 20 from St Judes Plymouth pleaded guilty to their involvement in the offence.

Both men have received 15 month Community Orders at Plymouth Crown Court on Friday 8th April and have also been given football banning orders...

Project aims to reduce sex crime reoffending

Authored by News Desk

An innovative project which aims to reduce the incidence of sexual abuse and sexual violence in Devon and Cornwall communities is one of the recipients of funding from Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg’s small grant scheme.

The grant of almost £5,000 has enabled Circles South West to recruit and train 25 new volunteers.

Circles South West (CSW) is an independent charity...

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