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Domestic violence roundup in DeKalb nets 21 arrests

Domestic violence roundup in DeKalb nets 21 arrests

In the first phase this year of “Project Safe Home,” DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 21 persons charged with misdemeanor domestic violence offenses. Sheriff Melody M. Maddox said today that the arrests – all without incident – are among the most dangerous jobs in law enforcement, as the process involves locating individuals and taking them into custody for such offenses as Battery, Assault, Stalking, Criminal Trespass, Family Violence Battery, and Cruelty to Children. The two-day operation was initiated last year in May, when there were noticeable increases in law enforcement agency reports of domestic violence incidents as families, spouses,…
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