By acting on cases swiftly, the city attorney can and should interrupt the cycle of violence at the moment it matters most.
The county’s annual report is accessible and engaging, but the accomplishments it touts gloss over important stories.
Last year, a state audit found San Diego County agencies collected only 12 percent of domestic violence fund payments. Even with auditors’ recommendations implemented, it’s hard to tell how much collections have improved.
Statement: The District Attorney’s Office “reviewed more than 6,000 domestic violence-related cases during 2009,” wrote District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and Dawn Griffin, president of the San Diego Domestic Violence Council, in a Union-Tribune op-ed published Dec. 2. Determination: True Analysis: Dumanis and Griffin’s editorial reminded San Diegans to watch out for signs of domestic violence […]