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Warrington Community Safety Partnership

Community Safety Partnership

Warrington Community Safety Partnership is the statutory crime & disorder reduction partnership for the borough and fulfils both statutory and non-statutory functions. This group brings together key senior representatives from partner organisations working on the crime and safety agenda in the borough.  For more information, please contact Theresa Whitfield: twhitfield@warrington.gov.uk

Domestic Homicide Reviews

The Community Safety Partnership is responsible for establishing Domestic Homicide Reviews (DHR) within Warrington. A Domestic Homicide Review is carried out when someone has been killed as a result of domestic violence. The Home Office has published guidance about how to conduct homicide review which the Community Safety Partnership adheres to.

Domestic Homicide Reviews are not inquiries into how the victim died or into who is responsible. The purpose of the review is to enable lessons to be learned from homicides where a person is killed as a result of domestic violence. In order for these lessons to be learned as widely and thoroughly as possible, professionals need to be able to understand fully what happened in each homicide, and, most importantly, what needs to change in order to reduce the risk of such tragedies happening in the future.

The aim of publishing Domestic Homicide Reviews is to restore public confidence and improve transparency of the processes in place, across all agencies and to protect victims.

In accordance with Home Office guidance the DHR reports should be suitably anonymised and published on the Community Safety Partnership website.

Domestic Homicide Review - June 2017 

The Community Safety Partnership commissioned a review into in the involvement of public services following a domestic homicide case in 2014. The Warrington Domestic Homicide Review Panel (DHR) with an independent chair was created to carry out the review and produced a report and action plan.

The review took place to make sure that any lessons could be learned and that services could be improved to help reduce the risk of tragedies happening again in the future.

The review report and action plan were then submitted to the Home Office for consideration and actions continued to be carried out across services.

The Home Office has undertaken a quality assurance process and is satisfied with the report and action plan. Copies of the Action Plan and the Home Office QA Panel response are available below.

For a copy of the redacted, anonymised DHR report, please contact warringtonpartnership@warrington.gov.uk .

Domestic Homicide Review Published October 2014

The Community Safety Partnership commissioned a review into in the involvement of public services following a domestic homicide case in 2012. The Warrington Domestic Homicide Review Panel (DHR) with an independent chair was created to carry out the review and produced a report and action plan.

The review took place to make sure that any lessons could be learned and that services could be improved to help reduce the risk of tragedies happening again in the future.

The review report and action plan were then submitted to the Home Office for consideration and actions continued to be carried out across services.

The Home Office has undertaken a quality assurance process and is satisfied with the report and action plan. Copies of relevant documents are available below.