COVID-19 Police Scotland

Message from Police Scotland 21.05.20

Incidents of domestic abuse have increased during the period of lockdown. The support of our schools is sought in ensuring that anyone experiencing any form of domestic abuse is aware of how they can get help.

Domestic abuse is any form of physical, sexual, mental or emotional abuse and takes place within the context of a relationship, either current or past.

If you, or anyone else you know, is experiencing any of the above, or being intimidated or threatened by a current or previous partner, it is Domestic Abuse.

Don’t delay in seeking help during the current coronavirus restrictions.

Call the 24-hour Domestic Abuse Helpline in confidence on 0800 027 1234 or visit

Domestic abuse is a crime. Contact the Police via 101 to report it or 999 in an emergency.

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