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Rape prevention work needed, says senior police officer

Police in England and Wales are being urged to be more proactive in their efforts to prevent rapes.

Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Martin Hewitt said forces have been too "reactive" up until now.

Speaking to the BBC he said that if people came to the police "we will listen to you and we will believe you".

  • 02 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK