“Imagine, it’s typical for domestic violence victims to feel isolated in normal circumstances,” Ortenburger said. “And now here we are in this unprecedented time, you are feeling doubly isolated.” https://lasvegassun.com/news/2020/apr/01/las-vegas-shelter-virus-lockdowns-further-endanger/
“We are seeing what we would expect to see which is a rise in domestic violence. That plays out whenever there is a mass traumatic event. We saw it after 1 October, 911, and the Orlando night club shooting. When the community goes into trauma together, domestic violence is the first social negative wave after
Muchas personas podrían encontrarse en un mayor peligro durante el aislamiento social. https://www.telemundolasvegas.com/noticias/local/victimas-de-violencia-domestica-podrian-estar-en-peligro-tras-cierres-por-coronavirus/2063841/
A Las Vegas nonprofit said they’ve seen an increase in domestic violence in the valley amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Via Fox5 Vegas https://www.fox5vegas.com/coronavirus/safenest-sees-spike-in-domestic-violence-hotline-calls/article_5a317b12-6d88-11ea-882f-fb1ca858c208.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNHnL2soh8M&feature=youtu.be Via KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas
https://news3lv.com/news/local/shelter-sees-increase-in-domestic-violence-calls-amid-coronavirus-outbreak SafeNest is a confidential domestic violence shelter in Las Vegas that is usually at capacity. With the traumatic times we are experiencing right now, their calls have increased and so has their space to help those who need it.
https://news3lv.com/news/local/its-a-big-thing-domestic-violence-advocate-shares-experience-helping-those-in-crisis SafeNest and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are expanding a program that puts the advocates one step closer: going to the scene of domestic violence. "Knowing that you can be the first one to make the change for that person. For me it’s a big thing."
https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/local-las-vegas/las-vegas-police-expanding-program-helping-domestic-violence-victims-1964886/ Following a year that saw a dramatic decrease in homicides for Clark County, Las Vegas police are expanding a program designed to reduce domestic violence killings. SafeNest, an organization that supports victims of domestic violence, announced Monday that the program will now be in use by all Metropolitan Police Department area commands.