A woman who endures emotional, sexual, financial abuse, or is physically battered by an intimate partner who is a police officer or firefighter is often marginalized or even ignored. If you are one of these victims, you know it is not easy to find help or information. We hope you will find the material helpful as you search for your own unique way to take back your life.
We do not claim that all who work in fire services or law enforcement are controlling, dominating, or abusive in their intimate relationships. We recognize that many, hopefully most, families maintain loving relationships with a healthy balance of power. Those who choose to be first responders face unique challenges, stresses and problems. Most recognize when they or their family members need help. There are no statistics that tell us what percentage of police officers or firefighters abuse their intimate partners. All we know is that there are many of them. We know because we have heard their victims' stories and seen their victims' bruises. We know because we have buried so many of their victims.
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