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This form isn't for reporting domestic abuse. If you need to do that, please report domestic abuse using our online service.
This scheme enables the police to release information about any previous history of violence or abuse a person might have.
Under Clare's Law you can:
Please note: The Clare’s Law (DVDS) scheme does not replace: CRB (Criminal Record Bureau) Checks, DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checks, subject access requests or FOI requests.
If a crime is happening now or you're concerned about someone's immediate safety
This is a crime in progress so we need you to call 999 now.
We'll take down a few details and talk you through the next steps.