Seeing violence occur can be frightening or suspecting that something is wrong is uncomfortable. Knowing how to handle these situations helps. Protect yourself first. Then, report the incident.
If You Suspect Abuse
If someone is in immediate danger, call 911.
If You Witness An Act of Violence
- Keep yourself safe.
- Be observant and remember details.
- Call 911 and report the incident.
- Stay on the phone and answer all questions, especially the location, offender description, and the time of the occurrence.