Tasmania Police Tied Up On Family Violence Calls

Tasmania Police officers spend up to 60 per cent of their night-time callouts dealing with domestic violence issues, according to a support provider. It comes as the state government ramps up its efforts to target the social scourge which sees police respond to 50 family violence incidents a week. On Monday Premier Will Hodgman announced he was taking the lead on tackling domestic violence and confirmed additional funding in Thursday’s budget for the area.

Source: www.examiner.com.au

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