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RCMP Amend Policy to Enhance Victim Safety

When police arrest a person accused of violence in relationships and then release him subject to conditions designed to protect the victim, the conditions form part of his Undertaking to Appear (UTA). The RCMP Violence in Relationships/Violence Against Women in Relationships (VIR/VAWIR) Policy was amended in February 2005 and now directs officers to provide victims with a copy of the UTA.

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