Yesterday, June 17, 2014, the Maine Department of Public Safety released its annual Crime Report. This year’s report reveals a slight decrease in the number of domestic violence assaults reported in 2013; there were 5,487 assaults reported last year, versus 5,593 in 2012.
This is a shift from the previous two years, when reported domestic...
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