Keir Starmer

Sir Keir Starmer: Police stations are intimidating for rape victims

Police stations are not the ideal place for victims to report crimes – particularly rape and sexual offences – according to the former director of public prosecutions, Sir Keir Starmer.

Relying on less formal and intimidating locations, even encouraging people to talk to colleagues at work, may help boost the numbers of those prepared to come forward and report what they have endured, he told a legal conference in London.

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