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Police volunteers recognised at regional awards

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11:12am 20th October 2017

Dorset Police volunteers have been recognised for their dedication at a regional awards ceremony, with the Dorset Victims' Bureau winning the coveted award for 'Police Support Volunteer Team of the Year 2017'.

The ceremony was held to highlight the dedication and hard work of special constables and police support volunteers.
 
The Victim's Bureau was established in 2013, with Dorset being one of the first forces in the country to approach supporting victims of crime in a more cohesive way. The Bureau provides updates to victims of crime on the progress of their investigation and support for individuals affected by their experiences.

Seven volunteers have given over 1,000 hours of their time to supporting victims since the beginning of the year. The Bureau handles over 3,500 new crimes every month.
 
Victims Bureau Manager, Karen Bader, said: "Winning this award is great recognition for the outstanding work the whole team performs at the bureau. We are passionate about the work we are doing to support victims of crime in our community and knowing members of the team give up their own time to support this is truly humbling. Their contribution is invaluable and should not be underestimated.''
 
Martyn Underhill, Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner, added: "The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner is delighted to co-fund the work of the Dorset Victims' Bureau and I wholeheartedly congratulate the team on winning this award, as it recognises their hard work, dedication and professionalism in supporting victims through the crime investigation process."


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