Douglas County Gets New Domestic Violence Policy

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July 28, 2016Updated Jul 28, 2016 at 8:01 PM CDT

Superior, WI ( — The Douglas County District Attorney is pushing for new policies when it comes to domestic violence cases.

The policy is designed to enhance victim safety and hold offenders more accountable.

“Domestic Violence has a huge impact on the community.”
Said District Attorney Dan Blank.

Douglas County has a domestic violence coordinated community response team built from law enforcement, government agencies and other parties to analyze how the county responds to domestic violence.

Over the last several months, they’ve been working on new policies to better serve victims of domestic violence.

“We need to work for victim safety primarily, and the other side of the equation is offender accountability. And so these new policies put into place for the District Attorney’s Office, a coordinated organized response, looking at information, referral sources, past history, and then coordinating how…