North Bay Police respond 3 to 4 domestic related calls every day. In June alone, 12 people were charged with domestic related offences. Eight of the charged were men, and the other four women. The charges ranged from mischief, breach of probation, to assault with a weapon.
Police say in total they responded to 66 domestic occurrences and laid 22 charges. Visit www.onepledge.ca if you want to take a stand against domestic violence.
If you are a victim of domestic violence and are in an emergency situation call 911. If you need to talk to someone about a domestic situation but do not feel that the police need to get involved, you can contact Victim Services of Nipissing District. Their phone number is 705-472-2649, or you can visit them at www.victimservicesnipissing.com.