How are police responding?
*PLEASE SHARE* Domestic abuse can increase by 32% during football matches. Together we can help those suffering get the support, advice & help needed to break they cycle. Help & support➡https://t.co/CUUJ3HvGaB #NoExcuse— Humberside Police (@Humberbeat) June 13, 2018
@HullCity @SUFCOfficial @officialgtfc @northferribyutd pic.twitter.com/ljhfz48sig
1/2 Give Domestic Abuse the Red Card— Cleveland Police UK (@ClevelandPolice) June 12, 2018
Officers are issuing a robust warning that domestic abuse
will not be tolerated before, during or after the #WorldCup
During the last World Cup, 897 domestic incidents were reported to us. Read more about it here: https://t.co/indnjgzjb2 pic.twitter.com/FoFBb0oNvL
What causes the spike?
Domestic violence is systematic, patterned behaviour...Blaming football or alcohol absolves the perpetrator of responsibility for his actions.