Domestic crime convictions up

Rates of conviction for crimes against women and girls have increased for the second year running, the Crown Prosecution Service has said. Three out of four cases of violence against women and girls results in a convictions, records reveal.

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Rape convictions 'up to 63.2%'

The Crown Prosecution Service has achieved its highest ever rape and domestic violence conviction rates, new data shows.

  • 63.2% of rape prosecutions resulted in conviction (up from 62.
  • 74.3% of domestic violence prosecutions resulted in conviction (up from 62.5% last year)
  • 75.1% of child abuse prosecutions resulted in conviction (up from 74.3%

The figures are based on cases when the crime is handed from police to the CPS,

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