Domestic Violence Statistics 2015 | Cobourg Police Service

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STATISTICS 2015

Calls for Service for Domestic Violence were up marginally from 2014 to 2015.

The majority of these calls were the result of a verbal dispute as opposed to being physical in nature.

The Cobourg Police continue to work in partnership with the Northumberland Domestic Abuse Monitoring Committee and Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre.

Domestic Violence Stats

2015 Statistics

Reported

Male

Female

Total Domestic Violence Calls

99

 

 

Total Charges Laid

 

11

4

Total Held for Bail

 

8

 

Female victim- Male accused

 

 

11

Male victim- Female accused

 

5

 

Same sex- Males

 

 

 

Same sex- Females

 

 

 

Previous DV charges

 

 

 

Children Present

1

 

 

Offences

 

 

 

Previous DV Charges

5

 

 

Common Assault

15

 

 

Assault with a Weapon or Causing Bodily Harm

3

 

 

Breach of Recognizance

1

 

 

Beach of Probation

5

 

 

Mischief

3

 

 

Forcible Confinement

 

 

 

Uttering Threats

6

 

 

Unlawfully in a Dwelling

 

 

 

Assault with intent to resist

1

 

 

    

 

The Cobourg Police Service in partnership with Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention Centre and the Ottawa Police Service organized a “Safety for Women Workshop”, which was open to members of the community to attend.

Safety and crime prevention Domestic Violence

The workshop took place on Saturday the 30th day of May, 2015.

The course is designed to accommodate women ages 13 and up. Techniques were simple and easy to learn.

Led by Staff Sergeant Cori Slaughter of the Ottawa Police Service, attended by Constable MacDonald and Constable Gerasimow of the Cobourg Police Service, the workshop provided safety information to women to reduce the risk of victimization.

The course developed knowledge of personal safety while covering topics such as:

  • Understanding assault, statistics, and the law;
  • Cornerstone Family Violence Prevention CentreFamiliarity with self-defense, weapons and the law;
  • Unconventional weapons and techniques;
  • Awareness of real attack situations;
  • Safety in the car and home;
  • Date rape and drug-facilitated sexual assault;
  • Stalking. 

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