North Bay Police respond to 3 to 4 domestic related incidents everyday.
In July alone, they were called to 102 domestic related occurrences, and charged 19 people. The offences ranged from criminal harassment to sexual assault. Fifteen men were charged, and four women. You can take the pledge against domestic violence by visiting www.onepledge.ca.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, and are in an emergency situation, call 911. If you would like to talk to someone about your domestic situation, you can contact the Victim Services of Nipissing District for emotional and practical support. Visit them at www.victimservicesnipissing.com, or call 705-472-2649.