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Glasgow Rape Crisis “Notable Increase In People Affected by Rape.”

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A leading sexual abuse charity has stated that there has been a notable increase in the number of people turning to them following a sexual assault.

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Religious Hate Crime at 11-Year Low

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Religious hate crime in Scotland is at an 11-year low according to recent statistics from the Government.

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Glasgow Responsible for One Third of Scotland’s Hate Crimes

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Victims of hate crime are being urged to report attacks or incidents of hate crime at Glasgow’s Central Station after it became the third reporting centre in the city for hate crimes.

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Crime in Glasgow Falling While Edinburgh Crime Rate Increases

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There have long been stereotypes between Glasgow and Edinburgh with the former known across the UK for crime and violence while Edinburgh was associated with safety and affluence.

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Scottish Domestic Violence Scheme Proving Popular

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With the levels of domestic abuse reported in Scotland having increased by 2.5% in the past 12 months, the Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse Scotland (DSDAS), which began on 1 October 2015, can only be welcomed.

DSDAS enables partners who suspect their partner may have an abusive past, to obtain information of said individual’s criminal past.

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Glasgow Knife Crime Continues to Fall

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The number of crimes committed in Glasgow, which involve the use of an offensive weapon has fallen by 14% in the last 12 months and by a staggering 76% since 2006/07.

The number of violent crimes, as well as the number of homicides in Glasgow, have also fallen in the last year, by 12% and 3% respectfully.

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Falkirk’s Road Criminals and Metal Thieves Targeted by Police Scotland

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British Transport Police’s UK-wide operation ‘Scandium’ recently came to Scotland with in excess of one hundred drivers in Falkirk being stopped for checks.

The operation is designed to tackle criminal use of the road but particularly to ensure scrap metal dealers and traders know of their responsibilities under the Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015.

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Scheme to Tackle Scotland's Domestic Abuse Problem Comes into Force

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Following successful pilots in Ayrshire and Aberdeen, a new Police Scotland scheme designed to tackle the problem of domestic abuse/violence across the country, came into force on 1 October 2015.

Under the Disclosure Scheme for Domestic Abuse (Scotland), as known as DSDAS, if a person is concerned that that their partner may have been abusive or violent in the past, they are now able to can contact Police Scotland for information regarding their partner's background.

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Police Scotland Talk Murder & Culpable Homicide in Scotland

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With Scotland's homicide, whether murder or culpable homicide, statistics being recently published, Police Scotland has cautiously welcomed the findings, while reiterating its committed to protected the nation's people.

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Sex Crime Victims Get Extra Support from Scottish Government

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In a move, which will undoubtedly help support victims of sex crimes across the country, charity, Rape Crisis Scotland is to be given £1.85m from the Scottish Government, Justice Secretary Michael Matheson has announced.

The funding is very much welcomed by all considering that the number of sex crimes in Scotland increased by 11% last year.

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