You can also take a variety of relationship quizzes regarding your relationship at When it comes to domestic violence, numbers can be deceiving. Lonnie Chavez of the Grand Junction Police Department, domestic violence cases do not paint an accurate picture by themselves because the incidents are not crimes –– they are crime enhancers.It’s kind of a silent thing,” said Casey Malsam, CSU Women and Gender Advocacy Center advocate.
Over the past decade or so there has been a shift in the definitions used to describe intimate partner violence.
There is still widespread use of various terms used to describe intimate partner violence.
The Campus Sa VE Act requires institutions to differentiate between dating and domestic violence.
Both are violations of the University’s Sexual Harassment Policy and are included as Intimate Partner/Relationship Violence.
It happens all the way up: race, age, education,” Humphrey said.
“Whatever work you do, whether you work a six figure job or work minimum wage, domestic violence doesn’t care.” That includes students. That doesn’t mean it’s happening any more than anywhere else.“Students are the most at risk for dating violence, because they aren’t experienced to see what red flags there are, and what is dangerous and abusive,” said Linda Johnston, director of the Ending of Violence Against Women Project. People think it has to be physical, but it can be verbal — it is just a different form of abuse.” Because students do not always know what is normal in a relationship, according to Johnston, the offenders can make excuses for the abuse with reasons like love, and often blame the victim for bringing on the abuse.For this reason, many domestic violence crimes do not get reported because the victim will be fearful to report or leave the offender.The CDC defines intimate partner violence as “any physical, sexual, or psychological harm against an individual by a current or former partner or spouse of the individual.It would include stalking, dating violence, sexual violence, or domestic violence.” The CDC breaks intimate partner violence into five categories for the National Intimate partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS).“Domestic violence is in every ethnic, socio-economic background,” said Fort Collins District Attorney Emily Humphrey.