A Tulsa Effort to Curb Domestic Violence

Jan 7, 2015

KWGS' John Durkee discusses the issue with Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan, Tracy Lyall of DVIS and Suzanne Stewart of the Tulsa Family Safe Center
Credit TCC

First the stats in 2014:

  • 20 women were killed in Tulsa.
  • 12 deaths were attributed to domestic violence.
  • Over 22,000 domestic violence calls were placed to Tulsa's dispatch center last year.
  • 14% of the victims at Tulsa's Family Safe Center are males.

In this report, we take a look at the local problem and learn what is being done to address the issue.