Police Can Exacerbate Domestic Violence, Article Asserts

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http://www.womensenews.org/article.cfm?aid=1355 More aggressive police response to domestic violence is not necessarily the cure for cases involving women of color, according to participants at a recent forum. They called for the development of community-based solutions and stronger legal protections. While much of the movement against domestic violence has largely focused on a more vigorous response by police, some women of color are now saying that the police are too often part of the problem--that the response from cops and government . . .

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