There are many steps you can take to help protect yourself and others from harm.
Fraud & Identity theft – Understanding how to keep your personal details and identity safe is one of the best ways to prevent yourself from falling victim to fraud or identity theft.
Cyber crime & Online Safety – Cyber crime covers all crimes that take place online, are committed using computers or are assisted by online technology.
Child & Sexual Exploitation – Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is the sexual abuse of any young person aged under 18 and can affect any child, anywhere, at any time.
Personal Safety – It’s important to take personal safety seriously and a few simple precautions can help lower your chances of becoming a victim of crime.
Domestic Abuse – Domestic abuse is not always a one-off episode, but an ongoing display of controlling and coercive behaviour. It involves a pattern of abusive behaviour through which the abuser aims to gain power over their victim. Abuse often gets worse the longer it goes on.
Honour Based Abuse & Forced Marriage – Honour based abuse (HBA) or forced marriage is an act that’s committed to control behaviour, and to protect or defend the honour of the family and/or community.
Rape & Sexual Assault – Rape and sexual assault are serious crimes. Both men and women can be affected, and in many cases the victim will already know their attacker.
Hate Crime – If you’ve ever been abused, assaulted, targeted or intimidated because of who you are, you may have been the victim of a hate crime or hate incident.
Road Safety – Collisions on the road are one of the leading causes of death in the UK. Many of these incidents could easily be prevented by driving more safely.
Terrorism – Although extremely rare in the UK, violent extremism and terrorism are still a danger to us all.