Julia comments on today’s report (27 November 2018) from HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services on Policing and Mental Health,
Revenge porn victims suffering in silence – survey shows law not fit for purpose and needs to change
New research shows that victims of image-based sexual abuse, commonly known as revenge porn, are suffering in silence, afraid and unwilling to report offences, because of a fear they will not be taken seriously and be named and shamed.
Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, has donated £1,932.80 to The Police Treatment Centres, which treat injured, ill and those Police Officers who may also be suffering psychological issues such as stress and anxiety.
Julia, along with North Yorkshire Police, is backing a new nationwide hate crime campaign launched by the government and aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of what constitutes a hate crime.
Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, today issued a rallying call to the nation to “stand up and be counted” as part of a powerful anti-hate campaign.
The investment in supporting those with mental health issues in North Yorkshire is being highlighted on World Mental Health Day – with a warning that there is much more to do, but a determination to ensure improvements continue.
North Yorkshire Police bust 10 common myths about mobile safety cameras… and give the facts that might change your opinion of them
North Yorkshire Police has revealed the truth behind ten common myths about mobile safety cameras in a bid to highlight why they are used.
Commenting on the revised sentencing guidelines on image based sexual abuse, commonly known as revenge porn, Julia Mulligan, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire, said: “While these tough sentencing guidelines are welcome, they will only be effective if victims have the confidence to report revenge porn crimes to the police in the first place. […]
Julia Mulligan launches survey to gather evidence in campaign to close legal loophole