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Domestic Abuse Scrutiny Panel

Improving public confidence in the response to domestic abuse and rape.

The Commissioner set up this panel to review and improve the police and partnership response to domestic abuse, and the support and safeguarding they offer to domestic abuse victims in North Yorkshire.

The Panel’s purpose is to improve public confidence in the response to domestic abuse to encourage more victims to come forward and seek support.

By reviewing cases the Panel identifies learning to improve the identification, investigation and prosecution of cases, and to drive better joined up working between partners. In particular, the panel reviews and, where possible, supports improvements in the response to coercive and controlling behaviour offences.

The panel is led by Independent Chair Jasvinder Sanghera CBE, and highlights good practice, making recommendations to the police and partner agencies.

The panel comprises of a number of different individuals and agencies.