OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — A collaborative report from the Women's Fund of Omaha breaks down domestic violence statistics in Douglas County over the past three years.
- Domestic violence-related arrests in Douglas County increased by 49% over the three-year period.
- Domestic violence prosecutions in Douglas County have increased as a primary result of increased arrests.
- An increasing number of protection orders are being denied without a hearing.
- The percent of incidents between former relationships increased in Omaha over these three years.
- More than 5,000 unique victims are served each year by local victim service programs.
- There has been a significant increase in legal services provided by local programs of 128% over the three-year period.
You can read the full report here: https://www.omahawomensfund.org/state-of-dv/?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=58a49b56-2049-4d75-9f1b-81e3aa196b51