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Tag Archives: domestic violence

Staggered exits needed in domestic-violence cases, group says (access required)

Court personnel in Montgomery County district courts have failed to provide recommended safeguards for domestic-violence victims in more than 70 percent of successful protective-order cases that came before them, a non-profit group that tracks domestic-violence cases in the county’s courts stated in a report released Monday.

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Domestic violence, weapons charges overrepresented in NFL arrests

Ray Rice, Janay Palmer

The suspensions of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson underscore a troubling fact: When compared with the general population, NFL players are disproportionately arrested and charged with domestic violence -- and murder, weapons charges and sex offenses.

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