Country Singapore
Year 2012
Type of Measure Police > Training
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS) partners social services agencies in running annual training for police officers to help them deal more effectively with victims and perpetrators.  Inter-agency joint trainings between the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and social service agencies are conducted to strengthen the effectiveness of the family violence network system.  This training focuses on appropriate responses to victims and perpetrators, inter-agency protocols and community resources for such families.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Singapore to the questionnaire on violence against women 2012