The domestic violence disclosure scheme (DVDS) was rolled out across all 43 police forces in England and Wales from 8 March 2014.
This document gives an assessment of how the scheme has been working since the national roll-out.
It also gives information on:
- the policy background
- numbers of DVDS applications and disclosures made
- next steps
Information on the national roll-out of domestic violence protection orders is also available.