Covid-19 has forced many more Americans to spend more time at home. Not everyone is safe at home due to domestic violence. I was joined today by RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) Vice President Heather Drevna on WJON.
Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall joined me on WJON today. She talked about host 85 people for a statewide Domestic Violence training. Stearns County has experienced success in preventing and punishing domestic violence offenders.
Two years into a pilot project that aggressively prosecutes domestic violence offenders, Maplewood and White Bear Lake authorities say they've seen more convictions, more trials and fewer downgraded charges.
Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek says a woman shot to death at a busy intersection in Plymouth appears to be a victim of domestic violence, and the man suspected of killing her died in an exchange of gunfire with police