Tactical reminders for responding to domestics

Detective Jim Smith is a 25-year veteran of a major department, and he’s seen a lot. But his voice still gives way to an element of surprise when he talks about a routine domestic disturbance call he responded to a few years back.

“Same old situation,” he says, “A lady calls, old man’s kicking her ass.” When Smith and his partner arrived at the house, the woman was tearful and thankful they showed up.

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