SafeNest experts: ‘Domestic violence becoming an epidemic’
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Right now, the valley is seeing higher murder and violent cases stemming from domestic violence, according to officials with SafeNest.
On Friday, SafeNest held a community roundtable on domestic violence with city and county leaders to discuss how to tackle what is being considered an epidemic.
“The homicide rate and the violent rates that we are seeing in domestic violence are very high,” said SafeNest CEO Liz Ortenburger.
They’re cases that leave many families, feeling empty, confused and asking why.
It’s a question Ortenburger says they’re working