Risk assessment tools

Generic risk assessment tools


Stalking and (so called) "honour" based cases


  • S-DASH — Explanatory Notes
  • S-DASH — Additional questions for stalking and harassment
  • HB-DASH — Additional questions for Honour Based Abuse cases


Tools for victims to use


Police risk assessment


DASH website


Risk identification resources — multiple language versions


These documents support IDVAs and other agency professionals who may be risk assessing high risk victims whose first language is not English. Safe lives acknowledges funding from the Home Office for this work.


SafeLives risk indicator checklist in multiple languages