Here's A Breakdown Of Domestic Incidents In Peterborough In Recent Years

We see so many domestics reported on media releases from Peterborough Lakefield Community Police that we asked police for more info on actual numbers. The graphs below supplied to us by police chart the domestic incidents here from 2006 to 2011 (2012 numbers haven't come in yet). In 2011, there were 214 criminal charges laid for domestic incidents, including everything from domestic assault to domestic criminal harassment to mischief to bail violations. The domestic incidents where criminal charges were laid represent approximately 4.35 per cent of all criminal charges laid last year in Peterborough. Here's a look at the breakdown...

**If you're a victim of domestic violence or know someone who is, great resources are available on the YWCA Peterborough website. Get more facts about domestic abuse here.

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