Welcome to the Essex Victim Gateway, where you can find information and advice on what to do and how to get help if you have been a victim of crime in Essex, Southend or Thurrock.


Anti-social behaviour (ASB) means a wide range of unacceptable activity and includes things like vandalism, graffiti and fly-posting, nuisance neighbours and intimidating groups taking over public

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Cyber crime

Cyber crime, or digital crime, is any criminal act facilitated by computers, including mobile devices, and IT networks.  Additionally, cyber crime also includes traditional crimes, such as sta

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Domestic Abuse

The words 'domestic abuse' and ‘domestic violence’ are used to describe a pattern of behaviour that is characterised by the misuse of power and control by one person over anothe

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Fraud is when trickery is used to gain a dishonest advantage, which is often financial, over another person.  Fraud can be committed against individuals or businesses and via

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This website brings together useful information about what to do if you have been a victim of crime in Essex, Southend or Thurrock and where you can go for help.  If you would like to report a

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Hate crime

A hate crime is an offence committed against someone because of their disability, gender-identity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation

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Modern-Day Slavery

Victims of Modern-Day Slavery (MDS)

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This page provides information on crimes not covered within specialist areas of the website.

Victims of road crime

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Sexual abuse

Sexual abuse and sexual violence is any unwanted sexual act or activity.

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Victims' entitlements

Here you will find information about your entitlements as a victim of crime in Essex.  Where you have reported your crime to the police, you will find out what you can expect from the criminal

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