Country Cyprus
Year 2008
Type of Measure Police > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


Training in domestic violence is mandatory for all officers as part of basic police training and to specialized officers in terms of in service provided training. The number of officers trained and the frequency of training vary depending on training needs analysis. Specialized training programs run on an annual basis.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Cyprus to the questionnaire on violence against women, 2008