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Can You Help A Victim Of Domestic Violence?

Helping A Victim Of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a serious issues that should be reported immediately. If for example, an individual witnesses someone hitting women, whether the suspect and victim are in a relationship or not, the witness should immediately call the police.

Domestic violence may include an anonymous report or it may include a report using the witnesses name. In cases where the witness fears that they may be put in danger after making a report that they saw a suspect hitting women, they may ask the police to offer them some protection, including a temporary restraining order until the case is handled by officers and the courts.

Those that fear they may be put in danger, may also anonymously call a hot line for domestic violence. The hot line will then report the alleged abuse to the police who will then investigate the accusations.

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