It’s the Law

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS A CRIMENative American man glancing at papers

There are state, county, reservation, and national laws which prohibit these behaviors. According to these laws, domestic violence can include:

  • Physical acts of violence (pushing, hitting, choking, kicking, biting, slapping, pinching).
  • Sexual assault.
  • Endangerment.
  • Threatening, intimidating, and harassing behavior.
  • Interfering with the custody of a child.
  • Trespass or damage to your property.
  • Animal cruelty (injuring or killing a victim’s pet).
  • Restraint.
  • Kidnapping or holding one a prisoner.
  • Preventing a person from using the phone.
  • Assault with his/her body or a weapon.
  • Display of a deadly weapon or threaten with deadly weapon.
  • Photographing, videotaping, filming or recording without your knowledge.

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