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Domestic Violence Rises In Sluggish Economy

USATODAY.COM - Police are encountering more domestic violence related to the sluggish economy, a national survey of law enforcement agencies finds.

The review, part of a continuing examination of how economic conditions are affecting law enforcement by the Police Executive Research Forum, found that 56% of the 700 responding agencies reported that the poor economy is driving an increase in domestic conflict, up from 40% of agencies in a similar survey in 2010. click here to read more

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