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With the introduction of domestic abuse being included under non-sexual crimes of violence last year as part of the Domestic Abuse Act (Scotland), the number of victims in Dunfermline has almost doubled. However, this could mean an increase of reporting to the Police and victims gaining the confidence to speak out about the abuse they face.

 

Read more at: https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/fife/1668685/new-domestic-abuse-laws-see-violent-crime-reports-soar-in-dunfermline/

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