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Domestic abuse

We are committed to supporting those affected by domestic abuse, protecting the victims and bringing the offenders to justice.

Child sexual exploitation (CSE)

Information on how you can help prevent CSE, including how to spot the signs.

Child sex offender disclosure scheme

Find out more about the scheme which aims to keep children safe. 

Child abuse

Find out more about the warning signs that a child may be suffering from abuse.


Clare's Law 

The domestic violence disclosure scheme, also referred to as ‘Clare’s Law’, launched in 2014.

Antisocial behaviour

Antisocial behaviour is any behaviour that is aggressive, intimidating or destructive that damages someone's quality of life.

Modern slavery and human trafficking

The exploitation of human beings for profit takes many forms, including sexual exploitation, forced labour, child trafficking and domestic servitude.

Operation Seabrook  

Durham Constabulary's investigation into allegations of abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre, near Consett


Stalking and harassment

Advice, information and helpful links.


Advice and useful further support links.

Female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) information including legislation and how to report it.

Rape and sexual assault

Advice on how to report and information on services which can provide emotional support, information and practical help.