La délégation aux victimes (DAV) - Delegation for victims.
The delegation has the following missions:
• internally, to propose actions, methods and tools for the improvement and recognition of victims in the services under the authority of the Minister of the Interior. It is specifically responsible for changing attitudes and behaviours of police and gendarmes.
• externally, to maintain close and continuous links with all the associations of victims and victim assistance in analyzing and relaying their expectations. Finally, it participates in interdepartmental and initiates discussions on various topics such as violence within the couple, human trafficking, protection of child victims, etc..
The delegation is composed of three police officers and three gendarmes.
Aims and objectives
This permanent and national structure has been created to initiate and monitor the home office policy towards supporting victims. While not only in charge of domestic violence, the DAV is a key actors in the field of fighting domestic violence.
Results and impact
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