Olmsted Sheriff: More Domestic Violence Calls This Weekend
The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, the Rochester Police Department, and the County Attorney's office made an important announcement. If you are, or are likely to be, a victim of abuse, please know law enforcement is here for you. You are not a burden, your call will be taken, and help will be dispatched if that's what you want. (See that story here.)
Today on Rochester Today (11-Noon Monday thru Friday on KROC-AM and 96.9 FM), Olmsted County Sheriff Kevin Torgerson reported last weekend saw an increase in domestic calls, those being calls where domestic and intimate partner abuse are reported.
In fact, a majority of arraignments from the weekend fell into this category. Click play to here the conversation that started with James Rabe asking, "Social media's been buzzing with concerns about homes not being safe for everyone...have you seen an uptick in domestic calls?"
And here's the video mentioned above.
Listen to James Rabe and Jessica Williams Weekday from 6 - 10 AM on Y-105 FM