The use of covert surveillance by stalkers has become more prolific as technology advances and surveillance equipment becomes more accessible. What exactly is available? How easy is it for a stalker to obtain? How can safeguarding professionals respond?
The murder of Clare Wood in 2009, prompted the introduction of the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme – Clare’s Law. Figures show that it is underused compared to the number of domestic incidents each year. As safeguarding professionals, we need to change that.