Sioux Falls Police Chief Talks About Domestic Violence (VIDEO)
Sioux Falls Police Chief Doug Barthel urges domestic violence victims to get help!
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
In 2011, 1,299 domestic assault cases and 267 protection order violation cases were investigated by the Sioux Falls Police Department and the Minnehaha County Sheriff's office.
In 2010, 36 percent of the murders in South Dakota were a result of domestic violence.