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Police to get compulsory training on violence against women under Labour plans

Police to get compulsory training on violence against women under Labour plans

Police to get compulsory training on violence against women under Labour plans
Mar 02, 2024 51 secs

A Labour government would order every police officer in England and Wales to undergo compulsory training on combating violence against women and girls, the Guardian has learned.

The plans are being drawn up by the party and come in the wake of the shockwaves from Elish Angiolini’s report on Thursday into the Wayne Couzens scandal after his murder of Sarah Everard while serving in the Metropolitan police.

Labour hopes the boost in officers’ skills would increase the confidence of victims to come forward, support prosecutions and regain the public’s trust in the criminal justice system.

The College of Policing, which sets standards in law enforcement, offers online and in-person learning modules, but there is no compulsion.

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The shadow home secretary, Yvette Cooper, said: “A series of catastrophic failings have underlined why we urgently need proper training for the police to deal with violence against women and girls.

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