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Domestic Violence in Duluth

15 Oct

Domestic Violence is a serious issue in Duluth, MN, as well as across the country.

In the past 12 months 510 women and children have stayed at the Safe Haven Shelter.

In the past 12 months 833 women utilized the services at the Family Justice Center.

In the past 12 months 1,217 calls were made to 911.

In the past 12 months 80% of the domestic violence victims in Minnestota did not report the incidents to law enforcement.

One of the first things police officers learn is that domestic violence affects every neighborhood, every block, and every family in Duluth. This is not an isolated problem…the Duluth Police Department gets domestic violence calls on a daily basis, according to Gordon Ramsay, Duluth Chief of Police.

 

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