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How to make a silent call to police when your life is in danger
If youre being abused at home you can alert the police with a silent call.
The Silent Solution system allows victims to notify 999 operators by either pressing 55 or making a sound.
The coronavirus lockdown has led to the National Domestic Abuse helpline receiving 25% more calls, according to charity Refuge.
The organisation’s website traffic also increased by 150% at the end of February.
Campaigners said restrictions to stop the spread of Covid-19 were cutting off escape routes for victims and heightening tensions at home.
Catrin Evans from The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said: It is always best to actually speak to a police call handler if you can, even if by whispering.
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But if you are putting yourself or someone else in danger by making a sound, there is something you can do.
Make yourself heard by coughing, tapping the handset or once prompted by the automated system, by pressing 55.
An awareness campaign, supported by the family of a woman who was killed after calling 999 and staying silent, was launched earlier this year.
Kerry Power was murdered in 2013 by her ex-partner after making a silent 999 call, falsely believing it would be enough to let officers know she was in trouble.
The call was terminated when she did not press 55 or make a sound when prompted by the operator.
Kerrys family is now supporting the awareness campaign in the hope more lives are saved.
Womens Aid is encouraging domestic abuse survivors to use the vital system.
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