Crimes Against People
Violent crimes are serious and can be very distressing for the victim.
A violent crime is committed when a victim is harmed by or threatened with violence, and include incidents such as;
- Gun and gang violence
- Knife crime
- Hate crime (including disability, faith, sexual orientation and race)
- Domestic violence
- Sexual violence
Violent crimes can happen anywhere and in some cases, the victim knows the person who attacks them.
If you are a victim or a witness of a violent crime there are agencies availble to give you the support you need.
Victim/ Witness Support – 0845 3030900
In this section you will be able to find advice and support regarding violent crime.
You may also wish to visit our page offering advice on personal safety.