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Call for domestic abuse register


Police chiefs in England and Wales have called for a domestic violence register of 25,000 serial offenders.

The Association of Chief Police Officers said the government should also consider letting women know about old allegations against new boyfriends.

But charities say police should focus on protecting women by convicting perpetrators for their first offence.

Ben Ando reports.


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