Crimes Against People

Violent Crime

Violent crimes are serious and can be very distressing for the victim.

A violent crime is committed when a victim is harmed by or threatened with violence, and include incidents such as;

  • Gun and gang violence
  • Knife crime
  • Hate crime (including disability, faith, sexual orientation and race)
  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual violence
  • Robbery
  • Terrorism 

Violent crimes can happen anywhere and in some cases, the victim knows the person who attacks them.

If you are a victim or a witness of a violent crime there are agencies availble to give you the support you need.

Victim/ Witness Support – 0845 3030900 

In this section you will be able to find advice and support regarding violent crime. 

You may also wish to visit our page offering advice on personal safety.