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Every year, hundreds of women are victims of domestic violence. InScottsdale alone, the Scottsdale Police department, on average, takes 1,300domestic violence reports each year. In Arizona and according to theArizona Governor’s Office, law enforcement officers respond to a domesticviolence call every 5 minutes. So far this year, there have been 72 documented domestic violence relateddeaths, according to the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence. If youor someone you know is in an abusive relationship or needs help, contact theNational Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE.
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