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Police 'fail domestic abuse victims'

27 March 2014 Last updated at 13:39 GMT

Thousands of people are at risk of harm or even murder because of widespread police failures in England and Wales to tackle domestic abuse, a report says.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) criticised poor evidence-gathering and said there was an alarming and ineffective response to victims' complaints.

June Kelly reports.

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