Editorial - Topeka Capital-Journal - 11-2013

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Editorial 11-2013: Domestic violence arrests appallingly low

The winter holiday season will officially begin in a matter of hours. At this time of the year, warm and happy stories about people and events that reflect the season, its festive atmosphere and the presence of a giving spirit are in abundance.

But the news earlier this week included a report by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation that is anything but warm, happy or festive.

According to the KBI’s Domestic Violence, Stalking and Rape in Kansas report for 2012, the number of domestic violence incidents in the state is higher than it has been since 1992 but the number of arrests is down. Read more

 

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