Police forces criticised for domestic abuse response

Two of our region's police forces have been criticised by the police watchdog for the way they respond to victims of domestic abuse.

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Domestic abuse report highlights failings at Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire Police

A damning report has highlighted how police forces are failing victims of domestic abuse.

Her Majesty's Inspectorate for Constabularies (HMIC) said victims face a lottery in the way their cases are treated, and singled out Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire as being of serious concern.

Olivia Paterson has been finding out more about the police watchdog's concerns over how our forces are dealing with domestic violence.

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