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-Durham University - Policing domestic abuse

'Out of court resolutions', including apologies, are used in domestic abuse cases by all police forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland despite official guidance advising against their use, according to new research.

The researchers from Durham University are calling for an immediate stop to these street level resolutions in cases of domestic abuse involving partners or ex-partners.

Apologies and reparation

Using the Freedom of Information Act, the team from Durham's Cent

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