Wyndham family violence rise ‘challenge’ for police

WYNDHAM WEEKLY – Halting a rise in family violence is among the top challenges for Wyndham police, new crime figures reveal. Wyndham last year recorded a 32 per cent increase in family violence reports, with police receiving 498 reports, up from 377 in 2011. Inspector Damien Christensen said the rise in reports meant police were able to reach out and help more families deal with domestic violence. More