AR Law Enforcement Handing Out Laura’s Card

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by Veronica Carter, AR News Service

 

ARKANSAS – Over the last few years, there’s been a significant increase in domestic-violence cases in Arkansas, and police are trying to put an end to that by handing out “Laura’s Card,” which contains phone numbers and contact information for victims.

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge…

 

 

Rutledge says intimate partner violence accounts for 15-percent of all violent crime…

 

 

Laura’s Card is one of four domestic-violence laws approved in Arkansas last year. Officers give victims a flyer, but only when it’s safe to do so, and not when an abuser can see what’s happening.

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