Do your bit to stop domestic abuse

Detective Superintendent Vicki Ellis of Cumbria Police explains how businesses can help to stamp out the scourge of domestic violence.

Domestic abuse is endemic. Cumbria Police respond to 7,500 incidents every year, of which 4,500 are logged as crimes.

In this podcast, Detective Superintendent Vicki Ellis sets out how employers can spot warning signs, which may indicate that an employee is suffering domestic abuse, and how they can support staff who are victims of abuse.

For more information from Cumbria Police click here and for details of the training events for employers in Barrow, Workington and Carlisle click here.

For information on the Employers’ Initiative on Domestic Abuse, click here.

Do your bit to stop domestic abuse