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Support for victims and witnesses

Help and advice for victims and witnesses of crime

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is dedicated to improving the service we provide to victims and witnesses of crime. We hope that you will find the information and links on these pages useful and informative. Please note that the MPS is not responsible for the content of external web pages.

Sexual Assault

Hate Crime

Stalking and Harassment

Survey feedback for victims of crime

Other organisations that can help

Victim Support
This is a national charity which helps people affected by crime by providing free and confidential support to help you deal with your experience, whether or not you report the crime to the police.

A charity that provides temporary/and emergency accommodation for women and children escaping from domestic violence.

The Suzy Lamplugh Trust
A UK charity entirely devoted to providing practical support and personal safety guidance.

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

The Samaritans
Providing confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair

The Criminal Justice System online
Information about the Criminal Justice process for victims and witnesses

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)
The CPS is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales