Victim Services Niagara reports increase in domestic violence incidents

CKTB - NEWS - Domestic Violence

Victim Services Niagara is releasing stats showing an increase in the amount of domestic violence incidents.

The data shows there were 71 domestic violence calls this past June, compared to 37 cases during the same time last year.

The number of reported criminal harassment incidents also jumped from two to seven.

Officials remind all residents that crime and tragedy do not slow down, despite a global pandemic.