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Behind the scenes with our Children and Young Persons Team

Our dedicated Children and Young Persons Team (CYP) is a free and confidential service that helps and supports young people who have been victims and witnesses of crime. In 20/21, we received over 4500 referrals from those in Northamptonshire who needed support after witnessing and/or experiencing a crime. And we…

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Voice encourages victims of domestic abuse to help improve future services

Voice is encouraging anyone who has been the victim of domestic abuse in the previous three years to help shape future support services by completing a survey designed by the Domestic Abuse Commissioner for England and Wales. The Commissioner, Nicole Jacobs, has promised to use feedback from the survey to…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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