Domestic abuse campaign launched

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Humberside Police has launched a domestic abuse campaign to educate and reassure victims “We will believe you” and “Life can be better than this. Speak out, we will listen.”

The campaign will focus on encouraging victims, family members, friends and neighbours who suspect someone they know is suffering from domestic abuse to come forward and report it. The campaign aims to reassure the public that they will be taken seriously and Humberside Police will investigate and support victims. It is believed only 23% of domestic abuse is reported to the police and for those who did not report the abuse to the police, the most common reason given was the abuse was too trivial or not worth reporting.