Philly rethinks how police probe domestic abuse
By Troy Graham
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.
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