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Vulnerability

We focus on taking great care to protect the vulnerable and have done so for many years, so we take this report very seriously.

Coercive Control

We have launched a campaign designed to raise awareness of controlling and coercive behaviour - and how it can take many forms - in a bid to encourage victims to come forward and speak out.

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Honour Based Crime

There is no honour in inflicting hurt, pain or worse, in the name of protecting a family's or community's pride. This section provides information on the three main honour based crimes.

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Mental Health

It is estimated that one in four people experience mental health problems at some time in their lives. Staffordshire Police are committed to working together with partners to make sure people get the help and support they need.

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Revenge Porn

Revenge Porn is the sharing of private, sexual materials, either photos or videos, of another person without their consent and with the purpose of causing embarrassment or distress.

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Stalking and Harassment

Stalking affects one in five women and one in ten men at some point in their lives. One in 25 aged 16-59 are stalked every year. Eighty per cent of victims are stalked by someone they know, with the biggest category being ex partners who account for 40 per cent of cases reported to the National Stalking helpline. The British Crime Survey (2006) suggests up to five million people experience stalking or harassment in any given year and that many victims will suffer up to 100 incidents before talking to the police.

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Child Sexual Exploitation

Child Sexual Exploitation is a crime that can affect any child, anywhere, anytime regardless of their social or ethnic background. It is a horrible crime that destroys young people's lives. Staffordshire police works closely with our partners to prevent CSE, protect those at risk, prepare our partners and communities and pursue those involved.

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Hate Crime

Hate crimes are abhorrent crimes which target marginalised and vulnerable members of our community and have a devastating effect on both victims and their families.

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Domestic Abuse

If you are experiencing physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse or are being intimidated or threatened by a current or previous partner, you are being subjected to domestic abuse. You may be feeling frightened, isolated and ashamed. You are NOT to blame for what is happening to you, it is NOT your fault. Above all, you are not alone and you don't need to suffer in silence. Help is available to you.

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Adult Safeguarding

Anyone can become vulnerable at some point in their life and require some level of help and support. Sometimes this might be a temporary situation because of something that has happened or sometimes that support may be more complex and will need to be addressed by numerous agencies coming together to help.

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