Partner agencies across Devon and Cornwall are launching a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and have warned that it may increase in the coming weeks due to the impact of Covid-19. However, they want to reassure communities that victims will still have access to vital support services despite the current uncertainty.
In her latest blog, Alison offers some practical advice to residents of Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly during these challenging times.
During this uncertain period, it is important that victims of crime know how and where they can continue to access vital services. There are a range of channels available, including a newly launched Live Chat web based facility which allows victims access to the services they need as quickly as possible.
Victims of crime in Devon and Cornwall will still be able to connect directly with the services they need, including a newly-launched live web chat facility, despite the current uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 virus, Devon and Cornwall’s PCC has pledged.
Alison Hernandez, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, will remain in post for an additional year after elections due to take place this May were postponed because of the Covid-19 outbreak.