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Cheyenne Police release domestic violence statistics for 2019


The Cheyenne Police Department has released their data relating to domestic violence incidents for 2019.

Here are the statistics:

  • Total Cases Reviewed: 292
  • Felonies: 65 (22% of total cases)
  • Misdemeanors: 227 (78% of total cases)
  • Arrested: 161 (55% of total cases)
  • PC Affidavit: 64 (22% of total cases)
  • Total with Criminal Charges: 225 (77% of total cases)
  • Strangulations: 43 (15% of total cases)
  • Repeat Domestic Violence Suspects: 112
  • Assigned to Detectives for Follow-up: 32 (11% of total cases)
  • Male Offenders: 238 (82% of cases)
  • Female Offenders: 54 (18% of cases)
  • Male Victims: 74 (25% of cases)
  • Female Victims: 219 (75% of cases)

The Cheyenne Police Department says that to further assist in reducing domestic violence they are requesting funding through the Community Advocacy Response Initiative (CARI) grant for a full-time domestic violence Detective.

The announcement goes on to say that they have also implemented further domestic violence training to its officers.

According to the CPD, one of their goals for 2019 was to increase domestic violence prosecutions by 10%. They say since many cases are still being processed through the District Attorney’s Office, a final number is not yet available.