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Report "reveals state of domestic violence in Douglas Co."

Posted at 11:05 AM, Mar 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-26 12:50:32-04

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.

Their findings:

  • 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: