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5 year plan to tackle domestic abuse in North Yorkshire

5 year plan to tackle domestic abuse in North Yorkshire

5:44am 18th November 2009

The recession is being blamed for the increase in incidents of domestic abuse in North Yorkshire.

Thats from Assistant Cheif Constable Sue Cross - shes launching a strategy to deal with the issue in York later.

Stats show since April 2008 there have been a month on month increase in domestic incidents reported to the county's force.

The police have revealed a new 5 year plan of how they are working together with other agncies to get the support out to victims earlier.

They are also looking at how to deal with offenders.

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