Get support as a victim or witness of crime
Find emotional support and practical information if you have been the victim of crime.
Childhood abuse: support
Support and advice for survivors of childhood and historical abuse.
Crime abroad: support
Find out what support is available if you're affected by crime in another country.
Domestic abuse: support
Get help if you're experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse.
Families of murder victims: support
Support for families and friends who've been bereaved as a result of a murder or culpable homicide.
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM): support
Female Genital Mutilation, known as FGM, is an illegal procedure where the external female genitalia are deliberately cut, injured or changed.
Forced marriage: support
What to do if you're trying to stop a forced marriage in Scotland or overseas, or if you need help leaving a marriage you've been forced into.
Get advice about business crime
Get advice about business crime from Police Scotland.
Hate crime: support
Crimes committed against someone because of their disability, gender-identity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
Help getting your child back from abroad or arranging contact
Getting help if your child is taken abroad without your consent.
Human trafficking: support
Find out how to report human trafficking and how to get help.
Rape and sexual assault: support
If you've been raped or sexually assaulted, the police and support organisations are there to help.
Report a loan shark
Find out whether a money lender is legally licensed and, if not, how you can report them anonymously.
Report a wildlife crime
Find out what to do if you think you’ve seen a wildlife crime.
Report child abuse
What to do if you're worried that a child is being neglected or threatened – call 999 if it's an emergency or they’re in immediate danger.
Road crash victims: support
Information and advice for people bereaved or seriously injured in a road crash.
Find out how to report stalking and what support is available to you.
Staying safe online
Information about staying safe online, including: social media, apps, online fraud, cyber bullying, deleting your browser history and reporting online crime to the police.
Support if someone shares your intimate picture without permission
Help if someone shares or threatens to share an intimate picture of you without consent – sometimes called 'revenge porn'.
Terrorism and national emergencies
How to report suspected terrorism and information about planning for national emergencies.
Victim and witness harassment: support
What to do and how to get support if you’re being harassed because you’ve reported a crime.
Young victims of crime: support
Advice and help if you’re a child or young person affected by crime, or their parent or guardian.
Youth crime: support
How to report a crime committed by a person under the age of 16, and what support is available.