October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month


  • 32.4% of Wisconsin women and 23% of Wisconsin men experience intimate partner physical violence,
    intimate partner rape and/or intimate partner stalking in their lifetimes.
  • In 2012, 28,729 domestic violence incidents were referred to district attorneys. This statistic does not include unreported incidents, reported incidents that were not referred for prosecution, or dating abuse incidents.
  • Law enforcement made arrests in 71% of reported domestic violence incidents. The most common charge
    made in these cases was disorderly conduct.

Statistics provided by:https://www.ncadv.org/statistics

Here at UWM-PD, The Sensitive Crimes Team is responsible for the investigation of sexual assaults, child pornography, domestic violence, stalking, and related internet crimes.

If you or someone you know is a victim of Domestic Abuse and would like to talk, you can call us 24/7 at 414-229-4627 and ask to speak to a member of the Sensitive Crimes Team.