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Image caption The super-complaint is being made to HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services. Police in England and Wales are failing to protect victims of domestic and sexual violence, campaigners have said. In only the second super-complaint made to a national watchdog, the Centre for Women's Justice (CWJ) says forces are not using existing powers to deal with crimes including stalking and rape. There is a "systematic failure" to "safeguard a highly vulnerable section of the population", it adds. The Home Office said measures were in place to help police tackle abuse. The CWJ has lodged its super-complaint with the policing watchdog in England and Wales - HM Inspectora... Full story

20 March