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This article comes from the BBC, highlighting that 70% of domestic abuse cases were closed prematurely by Greater Manchester Police.

England’s second-largest police force failed to record about 80,000 crimes in a year and closed cases without proper investigation, a watchdog has found.

Inspectors said Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP) service to victims of crime was a “serious cause of concern”.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) said about 220 crimes a day went unrecorded in the year up to June 2020.

Victim support charities said it was “shocking” while the Greater Manchester mayor apologised on GMP’s behalf.

Read the full article here.