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Domestic violence includes emotional, verbal, sexual, and physical abuses. Domestic violence is the single greatest cause of injury to women. The "cycle of violence" theory helps explain how a loving environment can dissolve into a violent one.
Police officers treat victims of domestic violence just as they would victims of any other violent crime. Nashville police do not blame the victim. Children are seriously affected by domestic violence.
Special accommodations house women and young children who are victims of domestic violence. Young children can safely testify to the police. Though court attitudes about violence have changed, old attitudes in society prevail.
Male role issues are at the heart of violence against women. Until recently, women’s testimony against their abusers was often dismissed, but now, awareness of domestic violence has permeated most legal institutions, and it is now regarded as a crime