Domestic Violence Stats for July and August 2016

Domestic Violence Stats for July and August 2016

Over the month of July 2016, the North Bay Police Service responded to 105 domestic-related calls for service. As a result of police investigations into these complaints, 27 people were arrested and a total of 73 criminal charges were laid.

17 men were arrested and charged. The charges were:

  • 14 assaults
  • 5 assaults with a weapon
  • 4 threatening
  • 1 criminal harassment
  • 2 forcible confinements
  • 1 robbery
  • 4 thefts under $5000
  • 2 mischiefs
  • 15 failures to comply with release orders
  • 7 charges related to domestic violence with police and public as victims (police pursuit/escape)

Ten women were arrested and charged. The charges were:

  • 4 assaults
  • 3 assaults with a weapon
  • 1 forcible confinement
  • 4 mischiefs
  • 6 failures to comply with release orders

Over the month of August 2016, the North Bay Police Service responded to 90 domestic-related calls for service. As a result of police investigations into these complaints, 14 people were arrested and a total of 23 criminal charges were laid.

Six men were arrested and charged. The charges were:

  • 4 assaults
  • 4 threatening
  • 3 mischiefs
  • 2 failures to comply with release conditions

Eight women were arrested and charged. The charges were:

  • 5 assaults
  • 1 threatening
  • 1 criminal harassment
  • 1 robbery
  • 2 failure to comply with release conditions

Help is available for victims of domestic violence

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If you are a victim of domestic violence in an emergency situation and require immediate help, call 911. If you would like to talk to someone about your domestic situation but do not feel ready to talk to police, Victim Services of Nipissing District can provide you with emotional and practical support. For more information, call: 705-472-2649 or visit vsnd.ca.

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Nipissing Transition House helps abused women and their children, living in North Bay and Nipissing District, rebuild their lives. Call the Nipissing Transition House 24-hour crisis line at 705-476-2429 if you are in urgent need of a safe shelter and support. Visit http://nipissingtransitionhouse.com for more information.

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On average, the North Bay Police Service responds to three or four domestic-related calls per day.OnePledge.ca supports the idea that a violence-free community is something worth pledging to achieve. Stand up against domestic violence in our community. Take the pledge.