Posts Categorized into Topic: Domestic Violence

Minneapolis Saw an Increase in Violent Crimes in 2015

By Kirk Anderson on February 9, 2016

The violent crime numbers in Minneapolis increased in 2015 with citywide violent crime increasing 7 percent. However, the murder rate saw a 53 percent increase over 2014. One precinct saw a 16 percent increase in murder, a 22 percent increase in rape, a 9 percent aggravated domestic assault increase, and an aggravated assault increase of… Read more »

Minneapolis Police is on the Hunt for Domestic Abuse Hotspots

By Kirk Anderson on July 23, 2015

Minneapolis police are looking at anew ay to combat domestic abuse. What they are doing is locating the domestic hotspots around the city so they can deploy officers to those areas in order to prevent future domestic abuse cases. The pilot program will begin in the spring of 2016 and will make the city a… Read more »

St. Paul Man Allegedly Left Daughter after DWI Crash

By Kirk Anderson on November 16, 2014

A St. Paul man has been charged with three DWI offenses in just over a month, including an incident in which he allegedly left his 12-year-old daughter on the side of a freeway after he crashed his SUV, according to court records. As of October 24, the whereabouts of the man was not known. He… Read more »

The Status of Minnesota Child Abuse Cases in 2013

By Kirk Anderson on February 13, 2014

2013 was a year where a lot happened in the area of child sex abuse. Progress was made in some areas, but religious groups had to go back and start from scratch to find new ways to protect themselves legally. One of the progressive points is when the deadline that had prevented victims from pressing… Read more »

The Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment of 1984

By Kirk Anderson on October 28, 2013

Domestic violence has been an issue for quite some time, as was made evident in the 1984 Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment. The experiment was actually conducted from 1981 to 1982 and the findings were published in April 1984’s American Sociological Review. The experiment was made possible through a grant awarded by the National Institute of… Read more »