Domestic Violence: A Hidden Menace

Reading over the Keizer Police Department’s (KPD) Domestic Violence Assessment form is a quick, harrowing descent into the dark side of humanity. 

Any document that identifies victims and suspects at the outset makes its intentions known quickly, but the questions that follow only get more troublesome. These are just a few:

• Has the suspect ever threatened you or used a weapon against you?

• Has the suspect ever choked, strangled . . .

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