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Response and Follow-up by Domestic Violence Detectives

Responses and Follow-up of Domestic Violence Detectives on Assigned Cases

The detective will:

  • Photograph any injuries, property damage, or other evidence.
  • Ask for any written or taped statements of the incident.
  • Collect evidence and reports concerning the incident.

The detective can assist in:

  • Obtaining warrants or filing an order of protection.
  • Calling or locating a shelter for you and your children’s safety.
  • Referral to counseling or other social services.
  • Go over a safety plan, which helps you make yourself safer.
  • Answering any other questions you have about the process by explaining the prosecution and how it proceeds.


Call Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and ask to speak with a counselor.

Next: Resources and Services Available by Domestic Violence Counselors