Reported domestic violence abuse cases in San Joaquin County decreased in 2020

While nationally, the Council on Criminal Justice reported an increase in domestic violence incidents by 8.1-percent, San Joaquin County agencies reported a decrease in 2020. The district attorney's office shared with KCRA that 5,034 domestic violence cases, and 977 child abuse/sex assault cases, were reviewed in 2020; compared to a review of 5,717 domestic violence cases in 2019, and 909 child abuse/sexual assault cases. See more in the video above.