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2016 Wisconsin Domestic Violence Homicide Report

General Material

This edition of the Wisconsin Domestic Violence Homicide Report includes cases and analysis from the calendar years 2011 and 2012.

In 2011, there were 31 domestic violence homicide incidents resulting in 37 deaths: 34 homicides and 3 perpetrator suicides. Two homicides were the result of legal intervention by responding law enforcement officers. Three multiple homicide incidents accounted for 6 of 32 homicides (excluding homicides as a result of legal intervention).

In 2012, there were 38 domestic violence homicide incidents resulting in 52 deaths: 48 homicides and 4 perpetrator suicides. None of the homicides were the result of legal intervention by responding law enforcement officers. Five multiple homicide incidents accounted for 12 of 48 homicides.