Although there are now laws against domestic violence, the issue still seems to be present in the 21st century. Once given an blind eye to is existence for decades people are now forced to face the fact that domestic violence is an major issue no matter when and where it may occur. In this essay I will be addressing the issues of:
What is has been done to try and stop this violence and help the victims involved?
What psychological issues that may fuel the particular act of violence?
What challenges that law enforcement agencies and victims face pertaining to domestic violence and how might these challenges be …show more content…
When domestic violence is present in a home it often goes unreported. In these situations it becomes hard for police officials to step in and protect the victim. “Police and prosecutors face two common problems when it comes to arresting, charging, and prosecuting domestic violence.
First, victims of domestic violence are often reluctant to report the abuse. Abuse victims may hope that the abuse was an isolated act that will not be repeated. Are secondly they may be fearful that reporting the violence will only goad their