Up to 30% rise in family violence cases by October this year compared to 2020

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Police have recorded a 30% increase in reported cases of family violence by end of October this year compared to overall ones in 2020, Philenews reported on Wednesday.

Specifically, a total of 2,725 cases were reported up until October compared to 1,860 in 2020, a total of 1,194 in 2019 and 942 in 2018.

One of the reasons behind the record increase in complaints seems to be the fact that citizens trust a bit more the police carrying out investigations.

Up until recently, most of family violence cases were left behind closed doors.

Specialized members of the police force are now handling...


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Up to 30% rise in family violence cases by October this year compared to 2020


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