Blog

Survey for victims and witnesses of crime (Closing date 31st October 2021)

Crest Advisory, a criminal justice specialist consultancy, have been commissioned by the CPS to better understand the needs of victims and expectations of victims with whom they communicate. This will inform a review of how the CPS engages with victims and witnesses and support the development and testing of new…

Read More

How to deal with hate crime within the workplace

It’s the last thing any business owner, manager or HR professional will want to deal with, but if you suspect hate crime is taking place within your business, we’ve got four tips you can lean on to tackle the issue: 1. Take action as soon as possible Ignoring hostile behaviour…

Read More

Why do people commit hate crimes?

The Crown Prosecution Service defines hate crime as an incident where the motivation appears to be hostility towards any of the following: race; religion; disability’ sexual orientation; or transgender identity. Hate crime is always wrong and if it has happened to you, it certainly wasn’t your fault. Anyone can be…

Read More

New Halsey Suite unveiled at Voice

We were delighted to welcome the families of Detective Superintendent Gerald Halsey and Doctor Philip Duffy recently to unveil a plaque in their dedication at our Warwick House headquarters. The Halsey Suite – named in memory of DS Halsey and Dr Duffy – was originally located at Campbell Square Police…

Read More

Domestic Abuse Support from Voice

Following the murder of Maddie Durdant-Hollamby in Kettering recently, we’d like to remind anyone suffering from domestic abuse or violence that Voice has a team of specialist support workers who can help you regardless of if you have reported anything to the police or not. Domestic abuse is classed as…

Read More

Anti-social behaviour – How Voice can help you

What is anti-social behaviour? When someone’s quality of life is affected by the actions of other people in the community, this is anti-social behaviour (ASB). Anti-social behaviour affects lots of people and often impacts lots of people in one community. If you’re experiencing persistent anti-social behaviour, aren’t sure what to…

Read More

Anti-social Behaviour – assisting a young family

What happened? *Sammy self-referred into Voice for support as her and her young family were experiencing anti-social behaviour from her next door neighbours where they would scream at her, throw things at her house and cause criminal damage to her property. *Sammy was very fearful of going out and was…

Read More

How do I manage my stress after experiencing a crime?

Are you feeling anxious, stressed or worried after experiencing a crime? You’re not alone. Experiencing a crime can disrupt your normal day-to-day life and sometimes it can take a while to feel like you’ve got that normality back again. Not only that, but experiencing a crime means you might experience…

Read More

Switching off the news for better mental health #StressAwarenessMonth

There’s no doubt that lockdown has been difficult for so many. The constant rolling news and daily news stories about the pandemic can cause significant stress and it’s important during these times we take care of ourselves as much as possible. With that in mind, we’re going to look at…

Read More