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Launch of Dumfries and Galloway Public Protection Partnership Strategic Plan 2024 - 2027

This is the first strategy in this format and sets out our ambitions for the next three years "to work together to protect Dumfries and Galloway's most vulnerable people".

The strategic plan has four priority areas. These are:

  • Lived/Living Experience
  • Self-Neglect
  • Sexual Harm
  • Multi-Agency Chronologies and Information Sharing.


Read our full strategy below. 


DG PPP 2024-27 - Public Protection Strategic Plan (PDF) [999KB]

2022 - 2023 Violence Against Women Annual Report

2022-2023 VAWG Annual Report Icon

Download - 2022-2023 Violence Against Women Annual Report (PDF) [572KB]

Communication and Engagement strategies 2023 - 2025

The public protection partnership is delighted to announce that our Communication Strategy has been refreshed for 2023 to 2025 and is now accompanied by our new Engagement Strategy. 

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Download Public Protection Partnership Communications Strategy (PDF) [1MB]

Engagement Strategy

Download Public Protection Partnership Engagement Strategy (PDF) [1MB]  

Dumfries and Galloway Public Protection Partnership Newsletters

Public Protection Newsletter-July 2024

Public Protection Newsletter-April 2024

Public Protection Newsletter-December 2023

Public Protection Newsletter-October 2023 

Public Protection Newsletter-August 2023

Public Protection Newsletter -May 2023

Public Protection Newsletter - September 2022

Public Protection Newsletter - May 2022

Public Protection Newsletter - November 2021

Public Protection Newsletter - August 2021

Public Protection Newsletter - May 2021 (PDF) [1MB]

Public Protection Newsletter - February 2021 (PDF) [5MB]

Public Protection Newsletter - Issue 1 - January 2021 (PDF) [2MB]

Other Useful Newsletters

Appropriate Adult Newsletter - 5th edition 

Violence Against Women and Girls Biennial Report 2020 - 2022

Violence against women and girls is part of the continuum of abuse that falls within gender based violence. It has been recognised locally and internationally that it is both a cause of and caused by gender inequality.

Dumfries and Galloway Public Protection Week 2024 - Programme

Dumfries and Galloway Public Protection Partnership is delighted to announce that D&G Public Protection Week is taking place from 12th to 16th February 2024, with an additional event also on 21st February 2024.

Biennial Reports 2020 - 2022

Biennial Reports 2020 - 2022

16 Days of Action 2023 - Programme

Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls in Dumfries and Galloway - 25th November to 10th December.

Ukrainian Arrivals

People Arriving From Ukraine

Raising the age of Criminal Responsibility

The age of criminal responsibility in Scotland increases from 8 years to 12 years on 17 December 2021

International Overdose Awareness Day

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31st of August each year. It is the world's largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind.

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