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They see it every week. It usually starts as a heated argument and then escalates to physical violence.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, something local police and sheriff’s deputies investigate every week of the year. Taylor County Sheriff Allen Newton says domestic violence involves physical injury between family members. The situations typically begin with an argument, which Newton said doesn’t create cause for an arrest.
“You can verbally argue all you want,” he said. “There’s no law against that yet.”
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