Friday, 28 December 2012

Liars' Charter?

Friday, 28 December 2012

National witness protection scheme announced

"The creation of the first UK-wide witness protection service was announced today.

Witnesses and other vulnerable people afforded protected person status due to a real and immediate risk to their lives will receive enhanced UK-wide protection and support.

The new UK Protected Persons Service will support those who help bring criminals to justice by:

>Introducing national quality standards,
>Ensuring better co-ordination across existing fragmented services,
>Promoting intelligence sharing between police forces, and
>Strengthening local services to create a consistent and accountable service."

New Witness Protection Scheme To Be Launched

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