Domestic Violence Statistics in Arizona

  • Domestic Violence Statistics in Arizona

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    Domestic violence is a serious problem around the country, especially in Arizona. The state defines domestic violence as a criminal act of abuse that’s committed by any “family or household member.” There are many types of crimes that may be considered domestic violence offenses, as long as there is a qualifying victim. Domestic violence crimes […]

  • How to Keep Your Children Safe from Internet Sex Crimes

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    The internet has become a mainstay in American households – it’s incredibly convenient, and many of us can’t imagine life without it. Even if you try to limit your children’s internet use, they likely require it for school assignments. Like the real world, the cyber world has a dark side. Unfortunately, it’s increasingly easier for […]

  • What Are the Penalties for Committing a Federal Crime?

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    In order for the government to regulate the behavior of its citizens, it must have “jurisdiction.” In most cases, determining jurisdiction is straightforward. For example, if someone commits a crime within a state’s boundaries, it’s the state’s jurisdiction to arrest and prosecute. On the other hand, if a crime occurs on a federal property – […]

  • What to Do if You Are Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault on a College Campus

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    According to the Symposium on False Allegations of Rape, 2%–8% of rape allegations are provably false. In addition, 44.9% of cases did not proceed, meaning there was insufficient evidence or the incident did not meet the legal standard of assault. Sexual assault is a serious allegation that can land the accused – guilty or not […]

  • What Do I Do if a Loved One is a Victim of Domestic Abuse?

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    Domestic abuse is a problem that permeates the world, affecting more people than one might realize. In Arizona, there were 28,546 domestic abuse hotline and referral calls made in 2016. Arizona emergency shelters provided 283,170 nights of relief to adults and children the same year. Domestic violence can refer to physical abuse, battery, willful intimidation, […]

  • How Do Police Officers Detect a DUI?

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    Maybe you were hanging out with friends or catching the last of the big game at your local bar, and you had one too many. You don’t feel “drunk,” and think you can make it home safely. Unfortunately, driving “buzzed” and driving drunk are the same thing in the eyes of the law. Before you […]

  • Arizona Teen Drunk Driving – Punishments and Unique Details

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    Driving under the influence of illicit drugs or alcohol is incredibly dangerous, and DUI laws exist to deter drivers from operating their vehicles while intoxicated. Many motorists still choose to drive under the influence, and a disproportionate number of DUI-related fatalities are caused by drivers younger than 21. The standards for legal alcohol consumption are […]

  • How Long Do Drugs Stay in Your System?

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    Drug use has been an ongoing issue in the United States for the past few decades. Recently, drug overdoses have overtaken car accidents as the most common cause of accidental deaths in the country. Consequently, more people are advocating for better awareness programs and educational services to warn Americans about the dangers of drug use. […]

  • Domestic Violence – Common Tactics of Control

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    Domestic violence is a constant problem around the country that leads to thousands of physical injuries, emotional damages, and violence-related deaths every year. The abuser will usually attempt to control the victim through various different tactics including isolation from family, using children as leverage, and stalking. These tactics are designed to control the victim and […]