How states enforce domestic violence protection orders

Posted at 6:38 PM, Nov 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-17 15:39:27-05

News 5 investigators obtained and compiled the information in this map over a months-long period by talking to court and law enforcement officials in every state about how they maintain information about domestic violence protection orders. This database is the first-ever compilation of how all 50 states handle the enforcement of protection orders. VIEW INTERACTIVE MAP HERE.