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Fighting Back: Taking on Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a persistent problem in Nevada. In 2012, 1.86 women out of 100,000 were murdered by men, compared to the national average of 1.16. The state has made progress, but still struggles to reduce the number of domestic violence victims who are ultimately murdered.

What tools can be used to identify the most dangerous offenders? And is there a risk that the police could go too far and infringe on the civil rights of those involved in crimes inside the home?


Lisa Reed, educator and domestic violence survivor

Lisa Lynn Chapman, director of community relations, Safe Nest

Elynne Greene, victim advocate, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department

Kelly Dunne, chief operating officer, Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center
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