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An introduction to the violence reduction partnership

Working together to reduce violence, vulnerability and exploitation in the West Midlands

This is an opportunity to take a longer term approach, to deliver a safer world for the next generation. Some of the VRU’s prevention activities involve the whole community and others are focused on supporting those most likely to be affected by violence. The aim is to keep people safe and free of violence in their lives.

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Below are the main areas where the violence reduction partnership helps aid violence reduction...

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Keep up to date with news stories about the work of the West Midlands Violence Reduction Partnership

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20 / 12 / 23
Knife and other bladed crimes in Coventry have fallen by almost half compared to the same time last year. It’s after a number of initiatives have been working to reduce…
Read article - Knife crime reduced dramatically in Coventry
01 / 12 / 23
Virtual reality headsets are being used by the West Midlands Violence Reduction Partnership in schools and communities across the region to help reduce violence. The headsets play an eight to…
Read article - Virtual reality deployed in schools and communities to tackle violence
17 / 10 / 23
The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Simon Foster, says the Violence Reduction Partnership is working hard to prevent, tackle and reduce violence – and more importantly, it is having…
Read article - Violence Reduction Partnership helping to tackle crime
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