What is domestic violence (DV)?

Domestic abuse is a pattern of controlling and coercive behavior which can involve physical, sexual, economic, emotional, and/or psychological abuse. It affects people who are married, divorced, living together, dating, and/or have a familial relationship of some kind. They can be from any socio-economic, religious, or ethnic background. Anyone can be a victim of domestic violence but women are more likely to be victims of abuse.

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1. What is domestic violence (DV)?
2. What services are available?
3. What can the Police do?
4. How do I know if I am being or have been abused?