Tag: Domestic Violence

October 1, 2020 9:15 AM

Every day news headlines throughout the country are saturated with stories about the COVID-19 pandemic. Hidden amongst this national health crisis is another ongoing pandemic, domestic violence. Cases of domestic violence have increased during the coronavirus outbreak, while opportunities … [read more]

October 1, 2018 8:31 AM

Today marks Domestic Violence awareness month. There will be an annual Purple Ribbon Walk (noon at the State Capitol) reminding us that domestic violence can oftentimes result in homicides. In 2016 alone, there were 73 Wisconsin children, women and men who lost their lives from domestic … [read more]

February 24, 2015 11:30 AM

This week, MPD will be adding a new component to investigations of domestic violence. Officers have been trained to complete a domestic violence danger assessment questionnaire which will be directed toward victims. The assessment consists of 15 questions. Research indicates that many of these … [read more]

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