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MANDATORY MEDICAL REPORTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Presented by Rolanda Pierre-Dixon Assistant District Attorney
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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STATISTICS SANTA CLARA COUNTY JANUARY 1, 2007 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2007 Misdemeanors Issued …………………… 2,680 Felonies Issued …………………………. . 482 Cases not issued on ……………………… 2044 TOTAL CASES REVIEWED …............ 5206 1. Strikes …………………….……… 22 2. Children Present ………………… 827 3. Same Gender …………………. .. 36 4. Injury ……………………………. . 1791 5. Pregnant victim …………………. 88 6. Teen victim ……………………. . 67 The District Attorney’s office reviewed 100 brand new reports of domestic violence each week during 2007. The District Attorney’s office brought charges in 3162 cases – which equates to 60 brand new criminal cases of domestic violence each week in Santa Clara County.
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WHEN ARE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS REQUIRED TO REPORT? 1. Reasonably suspect the person they are seeing for a medical condition received it as a result of assaultive or abusive conduct 2. Telephone local law enforcement immediately; follow up within two days with a written report. WHAT MUST BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT? 1. Name and whereabouts of the victim 2. Nature of the injury 3. Name of the perpetrator MANDATORY MEDICAL REPORTING
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WHAT IS RECOMMENDED FOR INCLUSION? 1.
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