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December 30, 2009
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Philly rethinks how police probe domestic abuse

By Troy Graham
Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — When a Philadelphia police officer responds to a domestic violence call, the officer probably does not know if the home has a history of problems or whether someone living there has an active restraining order.

If there are no obvious signs of violence, the officer typically can do nothing more than leave a business card with hotline numbers.

Full story: Philly rethinks how police probe domestic abuse






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