Some communities, groups and individuals are more likely to be victims of crime because of specific vulnerabilities.  Protecting vulnerable people through safeguarding and prevention helps to reduce crime and increase confidence, building safer and stronger communities.

Occurrences types with the highest potential victim harm include cyber enabled , sexual crime, fraud, trafficking and slavery, domestic abuse, and child and adult abuse and neglect.  More information on adult safeguarding issues can be found on the Adult Safeguarding Board Website:

http://York Adult Safeguarding board

For Children, visit the Children’s Safeguarding Board Website:

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