North Bay Police respond to 3 to 4 domestic related incidents everyday.
In October alone, they responded to 119 domestic related occurrences, and charged 19 people. The offences ranged from criminal harassment to sexual assault.
If you are a victim of domestic violence in an emergency situation, call 911. If you would like to talk to someone about your domestic situation but do not feel ready to contact police, Victim Services of Nipissing District is an option. They can help with emotional and practical support. Visit them at www.victimservicesnipissing.com.
You can support a violence free community by taking the pledge against domestic violence. Visitwww.onepledge.ca for more information.