Domestic Violence and the Denver Community

Each year, more than 18,000 victims of domestic violence call SafeHouse Denver’s hot line.

Meet one of them.

The hours and days after a woman leaves are often the most dangerous times. Each year in the United States, there are about 16,800 domestic violence–related murders, suicides, or “collateral deaths” (in which a friend, family member, bystander, or police officer is killed)—in 2011, there were 39 such fatalities documented in Colorado…