Domestic violence reports double in Western Australia’s Pilbara, legal service says

31 Aug 2016 1:07 PM – from ABC News

From July 2014 to 2015, just under 600 incidents were reported, but that jumped to 1,257 for the following 12-month period.

Mel Swiatek, one of just two domestic violence officers from the legal service who operate across the Pilbara, said there could be multiple explanations for the spike in reported incidents.

See the full report here from ABC News.

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