Police survey says DV cases increase when economy is sluggish

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Police are encountering more domestic violence related to the sluggish economy, a national survey of law enforcement agencies finds. Judge Eugene Hyman says "the economy is a contributing factor but not the cause." Hyman also says "budget cuts have made it difficult to maintain Domestic Violence preventative programs."