It’s increasing, she said, and more often than not, the situations involve the abuse of drugs and alcohol.
Leticia Salinas-Newton, Taylor County victim’s advocate, is here to help those who have been the victim of domestic violence.
She says she spends her days helping victims get protective orders and find counseling services, explaining the court process and talking to those who need someone to listen.
“Any victim of any crime,” she said. “I’m the middle man between the court system.”