Domestic violence is more than what you may think it is
Published 11:29 am Wednesday, October 15, 2003
Sgt. Monte McGougin My Turn
Domestic violence, which includes a wide range of abusive behaviors, is a problem of epidemic proportion. Domestic violence has a devastating effect on victims, their children, and is often a catalyst to other social problems such as substance abuse, juvenile delinquency and violent crimes of all types.
Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive tactics used by one partner in an intimate relationship to wield power and control over the other person. Perpetrators of domestic violence can be found