Domestic Violence From Law Enforcement Officers

2911 Words Dec 14th, 2014 12 Pages
ABSTRACT
Domestic Violence is one of the most common crimes that occur, however not all of them being reported. There are many effects and causes to this behavior in law enforcement officers that have been studied by many researchers doctors, authors, and the media. The victims of domestic violence from law enforcement officers (mostly being women) are affected by this greatly on a higher level than regular women who aren’t married to police officers or, as they have much more to lose if such acts were ever reported on their spouses. There are many theoretical causes of domestic violence from law enforcement officers, which effect their victims greatly, making it almost impossible for them to report any offense without some type of consequence of reporting a crime against a police officer. Although domestic violence is a very easily preventable crime, having the perpetrators being law enforcement officers, makes it a little more difficult to prevent. It has been brought up in fact to the Supreme Court and this case was also added to the gun control act, and the crime bill. However there is a lot of corruption in which these charges of domestic violence against law enforcement officers, goes ignored and under the table. But not all of the time can this be controlled. Domestic abuse is also very highly common with military soldiers coming back from combat with PTSD. It’s a very serious case in which more family members are killed by military veterans in their home than troops…
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