Advocates say pandemic adds ‘multiple levels of scary’ to domestic violence situations

Metro Police have reported a 12 percent spike in domestic violence calls since the pandemic jolted normal routines and shuttered schools and many businesses. But domestic violence agencies across the state fear that’s just the beginning.

Las Vegas Police Expanding Program Helping Domestic Violence Victims 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.