Together we can tackle violence

The Scottish Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) is a national centre of expertise on violence. Part of Police Scotland the unit targets violence in all its forms – from violence on the streets to bullying in schools and domestic abuse in the home. The VRU is the only police body to be a member of the World Health Organisation’s Violence Prevention Alliance. The unit is supported by the Scottish Government. The VRU believe violence is preventable – not inevitable.

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