The Queensland Police Service has launched a brand new cellular interface to allow frontline officers to reply to home and household violence (DFV) incidents with simply accessible data on the relationships between these concerned.
Superintendent David Johnson joined Performing Superintendent Ben Martain to unveil the brand new software, accessible by common duties police through their QLiTE cellular units.
The brand new QLiTE NextGen DV Search interface allows officers to find priceless data rapidly and simply as they reply to home and household violence incidents.
Superintendent Johnson mentioned the DV Search know-how offered frontline officers with particulars on household relationship, historical past, orders and circumstances referring to a DFV incident.
“This new platform has been developed particularly to allow our frontline officers to entry essential data on the relationships between all events concerned, together with present and former home violence orders, cross orders, previous relationships and referrals,” Superintendent Johnson mentioned.
“The performance implies that on the level of disaster, police can clearly see and interpret pertinent data on a person’s D&FV relationships, which simplified and permits extra knowledgeable choices than occurrence-based information.
“Offering our officers with the most recent know-how allows them to entry priceless data when attending a DFV incident, which is important in making certain our response is victim-centric.”
Performing Superintendent Martain mentioned the brand new performance would improve the response to home and household violence.
“In 2020/21, our officers have responded to over 120,000 home violence occurrences, every one with advanced dynamics that police usually should assess on the level of disaster,” Performing Superintendent Martain mentioned.
“With 40 per cent of police time spent on responding to and investigating DFV incidents, it’s important that we offer our officers with speedy and clear entry to all attainable data on the time of an incident.
“This new interface will allow frontline police to evaluate the state of affairs earlier than them, making certain that victims stay on the centre of our response always.
“We’re dedicated to the continued schooling of our officers on this house, in addition to the continuous overview and enchancment of the strategies we use to guard and help victims of home and household violence.
“We’re conscious about the prevalence of DFV inside our group and are dedicated to utilising all developments in know-how to learn our officers and people impacted by home and household violence.”