Most homicides are preceded by domestic violence events, and violence in the home is the single greatest indicator of other offenses including child abuse, sexual assaults and stalking. Domestic violence is responsible for more police officer-involved injuries than nearly any other type of response. It accounts for billions lost yearly in revenue for U.S. businesses and additional billions in healthcare costs. In short, violence in the home is a challenge for law enforcement, businesses, healthcare providers, and legal professionals.
The bright news is that professional law enforcement practices and aggressive prosecution stances can have a significant impact in terms of reducing crimes such as aggravated assault, rape, strangulation, battery and murder.
RTG now delivers practical and insightful domestic violence training focusing on a number of issues important to law enforcement and prosecutor personnel including: